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Carling Switches- Anyone else try them?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by flightcancled, Apr 9, 2010.

  1. Apr 9, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    flightcancled

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    I finally had enough time to wire up my switches today and they look awesome. Once wired orange shows that the circuit has power, and the green is illuminated via a second circuit which allows you to read the display I added to them. Example: I have yet to get to the reverse light mod I am planning, if you notice there is no orange light on that switch.

    I was a bit worried how the green displays would look, but they look great, even with my blue LED cab lighting.

    For $1-2 more then the OEM fog switches it surprises me that it seems like no one uses these.

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  2. Apr 9, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Rucas

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    sparkles, fairys, and happy things.
    those look good, do you have a link?
     
  3. Apr 9, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    This is the cheapest place after shipping and they also have the labels all done out for you. Great folks too, refunded me because they over quoted my shipping.

    http://www.mudstuff.co.uk/Carling_Switches.shtml
     
  4. Apr 9, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    just a couple comfort items.
    Those are the same switches all my holes are plugged with! So far so good in the truck. I have seen a lot of them used in the marine industry
     
  5. Apr 9, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    We use those same switches on the ambulance.
     
  6. Apr 9, 2010 at 7:12 PM
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    Yeah I was never a big fan of these in my boat, but they are awesome in the truck.
     
  7. Apr 10, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    How is the fit in the stock places? Do you have to trim anything of is it a good fit?
     
  9. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:27 AM
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    Yeah you have to dremmel the insides down a bit, takes 5 min.
     
  10. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:28 AM
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    k cool. I just ordered a few of them so i will be rewireing all my lights when i get them.
     
  11. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:49 AM
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    :thumbsup: Bookmarked for later.
     
  12. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:50 AM
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Yeah i ordered mine from them. I guess they just launched a new online store and its got some bugs right now. I just emailed them and got everything worked out. Great people to deal with.
     
  13. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:52 AM
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    :cool: Good to know.Thanks
     
  14. Nov 18, 2010 at 5:59 AM
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    I've got em, they are pretty awesome
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  15. Nov 18, 2010 at 12:52 PM
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    No- that console is what's awesome!!! MOAR PICS!!!
     
  16. Dec 30, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    ok how did you wire these things in. I can get the little light bar to light up but i cant get the backlighting to work. I have 4 connections on the back of the switch. 1 for pwr, 1 for pwr going to light and than 1 ground. Whats the other connection for?
     
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