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Anyone have fogs on a footswitch?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ratrod, Nov 14, 2011.

  1. Nov 14, 2011 at 2:57 PM
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    ratrod

    ratrod [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking about putting my fogs on a foot switch that way I can just step on it (like the old high beams on old trucks) to turn on an off. Anyone done this?
     
  2. Nov 14, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    I remember those, going back a few years on that one. It's possible if that's what you like.
     
  3. Nov 14, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    joes06tacoma

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    Haven't done it, but it should be dirt simple to do. When I worked at NAPA a Ford dimmer switch was around ten bucks.
     
  4. Nov 16, 2011 at 10:36 AM
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    vbibi

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    Few years? make it a few decades. And then again, why not? was a good idea.
     
  5. Sep 8, 2012 at 11:20 PM
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    Rick.T

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    I bought a foot switch and pigtail from LMC truck for $13 and hope to wire it to control high beams or driving lights. I lost feeling in my left hand after spinal cord surgery and in the dark I can't quickly find switches. I just joined TW so I look forward to learning lots about my Tacoma.
     
  6. Sep 8, 2012 at 11:23 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    Welcome Rick
     
  7. Sep 8, 2012 at 11:26 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Why put fogs on a footswitch? Yes it would be super easy to do, just mount it on that footrest on the left and your golden.
     
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