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Hard Wired Heated Wet Okoles

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by wildtrt, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:12 PM
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    I just installed my Wet Okoles w heaters. I had them hard wired so I didn't have to deal with plugging and unplugging them into my power outlets because it seems like I always have too much stuff I need to plug in at once.
    They ran them to the one empty aux switch on the very bottom of the center stack between the AUX in and ATRAC switches. They put in a small double toggle switch, a switch for each seat. It looks pretty good where it is you don't even notice it as it's pretty low on the stack as everyone knows but I'm anal and hate anything even remotely half assed. So my first question is does anyone know where I can get a switch with twin actuators hopefully illuminated that will fit that accessory blank on the center stack?
    Here is my other thought, even when you flip the switch on for the heaters you have to activate the switch that came with the Okole's and select one of the 3 levels of heat otherwise no heat. So why cant I bag the toggles in the stack and just get the heaters directly wired in and use the 3 level switch that came with them?
    Anybody have any experience with this?
     
  2. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:22 PM
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  3. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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    I would also be curious as to how you installed the elements....between the WO's and the seat? Under the original seat fabric?
     
  5. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:22 AM
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    You can get heated Wet Okoles?!?! This could be good!
     
  6. Feb 11, 2011 at 11:42 AM
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    Didn't know that either. Their site shows it as an added $65 per seat.
     
  7. Feb 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM
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    Sorry I don't have an answer, but I have questions
    I got Wet Okoles with seat heaters, Nov '10.
    Came with Single Pole (On/Off) Switch on Plug (that plugs into the lighter).
    Was there a option to get the 3 position switch?
    Is it inline (in the cord) or in the plug?
    Were they ordered to hardwire or plug in?

    The heaters slip into pockets, sewed into the underside of the seat covers.
    Both seat and back
     
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    Thanks for the PM and answer.
    Might I suggest you post your answers in the thread the question was asked in.
    That way everyone gets the answer and you won't have to answer it multiple times.

    Yeah, Mine's just an On/Off in the plug
    I'll take a look at Wet Okole's site.
    Don't remember the 3 level being available in Nov. '10.
    When did You order yours?
     
  10. Mar 14, 2011 at 1:30 PM
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    I just ordered min, and would like to know this too, as I am shopping for switches.
     
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