[Healeys] cruise control settings

Len and/or Marge Hartnett thehartnetts at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 24 10:43:29 MDT 2010

Linwood's article is exceptional; however, it is based on installing the 
unit on a negative ground car.  If you are still positive ground, then the 
wiring will be different.  Also, there is the option of receiving the 
signals from magnets on the drive shaft or off of the coil.  I am trying to 
install a replacement unit on my car and am having trouble getting it to 
work.  The unit appears to be hooked up properly but the control unit is not 

I, too, would like to see all responses posted to The List.

(The Other) Len
Vacaville, CA, USA
1967 AH 3000 MkIII, HBJ8L39031

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Linwood H Rose" <linwoodrose at mac.com>
To: "Mark LaPierre" <lapierrem at sbcglobal.net>
Cc: <Healeys at autox.team.net>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2010 6:23 AM
Subject: Re: [Healeys] cruise control settings

> Mark and John,
> This is a link to the Capital Area Austin-Healey Club web site. On the 
> home page you will find a link "Now that's Cruising" to a comprehensive 
> article with images that I wrote not long after I installed my cruise 
> control. I am certainly not suggesting that what I did is the only way to 
> go, as I do reference some options that you might want to consider. Hope 
> you find the article helpful.
> http://www.capitalhealeys.org/
> Lin Rose
> 1960 BT7 "The Bloody Beast"
> 1950 AN5 Bugeye
> 1964 Jag MKII
> On Jun 24, 2010, at 6:53 AM, Mark LaPierre wrote:
>> I would be very interested in reading about the answers on this subject 
>> if you all would kindly send the
>> answers to the list.    This is  one topic that hasn't been over done on 
>> the list IMHO.  Some day I
>> will be installing cruise on my car.
>> Thanks,   Mark
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "John O'Brien" <banjojohn at cox.net>
>> To: <Healeys at autox.team.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2010 11:31 PM
>> Subject: [Healeys] cruise control settings
>>> I know several of you have installed an Audiovox ccs-100 in your 
>>> Healeys. I
>>> just completed the install but it is not working.  When cruising I hit 
>>> the
>>> set button and can sometimes feel it try to take over, but just for a
>>> moment.  I'm wondering if I have all the dip switches set right.  I have 
>>> 1,
>>> 3, and 7 on and the rest off.  I see the manual shows a low sensitivity
>>> setting for light vehicles with high horsepower.  Should I try this 
>>> setting?
>>> What are the settings others have had success with? Any other thoughts 
>>> on
>>> what might be going on?
>>> Thanks for your help
>>> John O'Brien
>>> '61 bugeye
>>> '65 BJ8
>>> _______________________________________________
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