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Extra toggle switches for us

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by johnh7, Jun 11, 2011.

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What do you think of this mod

  1. Clean & Usefull

    90.7%
  2. Clean & Not-usefull

    2.1%
  3. Tacky but usefull

    6.4%
  4. Useless mod all around

    2.1%
  1. Jul 20, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    BLACKnBLUE

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    For some reason it never occurred to me to put switches there. I have the off-road package complete with downhill-assist, and the power outlet in the truck bed, so all my stock push-button switches are in use. Eventually I plan on getting more lights (a set of fog and extra driving lights) and will need to put those switches somewhere. I like this set up! Nicely done!

    I was just thinking, how cool it'd be if you could use a touchscreen stereo HU to control the lighting. It might not be as handy, but if there was an on-screen button for lighting control always present on the LCD screen, then you could have as many lights as you wanted and would never have to clutter up the dash with switches. I can only dream...
     
  2. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Cape Codder

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    NICE :thumbsup:
    Job Well done
    Thanks for the Post

    CC
     
  3. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Very nice , thank you
     
  4. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    rleeharris

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    Fuck, I wish I was good at electrical wiring--I suck!!!

    Great Job!
     
  5. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    johnh7

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    thanks guys... i have to say i traded my truck in last week... due to my injuries i couldnt hold on to it anymore...

    if anybody is in the area of Savannah, GA and wants to buy it from the dealership let me know and ill hook u up, i know the owner of the dealership...

    thanks for all those comments guys...
     
  6. Jul 20, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    johnh7

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  7. Jul 24, 2011 at 6:56 AM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Looks great man. My dash is filled with ATRAC and VSC buttons so I was looking for a way to mount extra switched in case I needed them in the future.
     
  8. Sep 8, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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  9. Sep 9, 2011 at 4:32 PM
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    Nice job. Clean and factory look
     
  10. Sep 18, 2011 at 10:50 AM
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    dubbedSinner

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    Looks nice and clean. How much room is back there behind the trim piece?
     
  11. Sep 18, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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    Looks very clean. Nicely done
     
  12. Sep 18, 2011 at 12:24 PM
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    Tigahshark

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    Wow that looks sick! good idea on having a switch to turn off the amp when the truck is off that alone will save you some headache, use the first switch to turn on and off the flux capacitor. lol nah but nice clean install, looks OEM
     
  13. Nov 26, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    rcbs204

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    Looks good, but you are missing some lights on your dash. :D

    Edit: can we see the colorado 3rd light, that is a cool mod.
     
  14. Nov 27, 2011 at 5:28 AM
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    johnh7

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    There isnt any room, theres a little plastic bar that goes back there but if u cut it just right you will have all the room in the world for the switches and wiring.
     
  15. Nov 27, 2011 at 5:32 AM
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    johnh7

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    i would like to say thanks for the 4x4 switch light bezel that is awesome...

    to all you guys out there its very easy and usefull.

    And if you are refering to that well im was a satisfied customer until i sold the truck.

    the colorado mod is cool and bright as hell... nice thing is when somwone was tailing me i would just flash it before i would resort to tapping the brake lights
     
  16. Nov 27, 2011 at 6:30 AM
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    Looks awesome and great write up. :cool:
     
  17. Nov 27, 2011 at 6:33 AM
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    Rusty 06 4x4

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    looks good I like it
     
  18. Nov 27, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    ETAV8R

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    ^^^Yeah this^^^

    Great mod, sorry you couldn't hold onto the truck. Thank you for your service.
     
  19. Nov 27, 2011 at 9:56 AM
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    rcbs204

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    Oh, i thought you haven't lighted the 4x4 switch yet. Opps!
    Thanks for your patronage.
     
  20. Nov 27, 2011 at 10:19 AM
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    Scalded_Dawg

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    OP (if you're still around) - Just curious... What is that small black square box with a gray square button on the right side of this panel?

    BTW - Clean install on those switches & thanks for the part numbers of the others!
     
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