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Accessory switches

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LonghornTaco, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. Oct 8, 2008 at 3:33 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    So, where has everyone else placed any accessory switches? My '09 doesn't have any blanks to the left of the stering wheel where most people put them, so just wondering if anyone has done anything "creative"... I have plans for at least two things that will require accessory switches (off road lights and hard wired power inverter), so not sure where they will go yet.
     
  2. Oct 9, 2008 at 3:33 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    This is kinda out of the way.....(my heated seat button)
    [​IMG]
     
  3. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:42 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    How do you like the after market heated seats? Do they do a good job? I had them standard in my Yukon and didn't realize you could get them after market for the Tacoma. Might help me get through my first Minnesota winter.......
     
  4. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:15 AM
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    ph16drive

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    Janster, your shift lever looks like it's a mile high!
     
  5. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:17 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I mounted my off road light switches in the little pop out compartment to the left under where all the blank switch spots are. since that little space is too small to really hold anyting bigger than a pack of gum...I thought it would be a cool place to put my switches. Ill get some pics up later today
     
  6. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:30 AM
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    lsocoee

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    I want to see that! Are you saying they filled the 6 holes or took away a few holes?

    that's because she doesn't have the knob screwed on.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:47 AM
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    Wow - that is a great looking switch and a very clever location. Never thought of that. You could have a whole bunch of buttons mounted there.... maybe a bunch of matching ones that are all lined up in rows. SWEET!
     
  8. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:00 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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  9. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:05 AM
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    They're really nice. I have seat covers so they'll probably work better/faster without the seat covers. They take a bit to warm up, so if you're doing short trips to the store - they won't warm up fast enough. I drive 9 miles to work and after 2 miles, they're nice'n'toasty.
     
  10. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:06 AM
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    lsocoee

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    my 07 is such a loser truck. I think I have only 1 out of my 6 filled. :(
     
  11. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:07 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I just traded in my '06 - it only had one filled...
     
  12. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:14 AM
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    Oh and by the way - I heard that heated seats lower your sperm count... just FYI.
     
  13. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:20 AM
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    I don't think janster has to worry about that
     
  14. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:23 AM
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    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    added bonus. Heated seats are hella cheaper than a kid... :)

    (BTW, I'm single. Ladies, the line forms to the left. )
     
  15. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:27 AM
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    Hahah - that's soooo true! LOL You guys crack me up on this board! I'm glad to be a part of TW - keeps me sane!
     
  16. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:37 AM
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    I only have one filled and its only a little blue LED for my alarm...





    haha very true and also if your laptop is actualy on your lap...:eek: haha
     
  17. Oct 10, 2008 at 5:01 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    This is exactly what I had in mind (found on another site)! Have you guys ever seen this kind of thing? I wonder, does the plastic just sit there? I'm not any good at fabricating plastic/fiberglass... Although, this looks just like a simple, flat piece of plastic that sits in there...

    Now, I wouldn't have the wires come through the hole - I'd get switches that have connections in the back, but essentially the same thing.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Oct 10, 2008 at 5:46 PM
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    Hmm...good thing I got rid of my Altima then. Otherwise, my wife wouldn't be giving birth in the next week.
     
  19. Oct 12, 2008 at 6:27 AM
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    :rofl::thumbsup:

    My husband has heated seats in his Acura and they work much hotter & better than mine. ;) But then again, we haven't been trying to have any kids. :D
     
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