Technostalgia

What Ever Became of…Automatic Hi-Beam Dimmers?

Last week when I was writing up the question of the high beam floor switches, it occurred to me that there was another hi-beam innovation that seems to have gone away in modern times.  I once got a pretty good deal on a car out of the Auto Trader, a 1970 Lincoln Continental, […]

Technostalgia

What Ever Became of…Floor Switches?

There used to be this old joke I liked, you ask someone “Did you hear that the state is changing the law and making car companies move the dimmer switch from a column lever back to being a floor switch?”  Invariably, your mark will say no, and then: “Yeah, because too many Aggies […]

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