1969 Ford GT40 Lightweight GT40 P/1080

It is where they were mounted on the Gulf cars when the battery was locating at the rear, ( it's not the correct style of solenoid though, it's a late version they have used here ).
It is an odd place yes, but the driver has access to it if he needs, whether he likes or not lol
 

JimmyMac

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Hi Ron,
Yes, there appears to be a standard Lucas disconnect switch there but it is below the solenoid and lower down on the bulkhead.
As Boris mentioned the solenoid pictured is a "later" Lucas or Ford Europe type.
Here is a similar one fitted inside the B pillar of another original chassis.

Bulkhead Internal Wiring.jpeg
 
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