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How did you guys install switches for offroad lights?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Lentsnh, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. Dec 8, 2008 at 5:32 PM
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    Lentsnh

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    I want to see what your awesome creations you did for the switches for offroad lights...
     
  2. Dec 8, 2008 at 6:52 PM
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  3. Dec 8, 2008 at 7:10 PM
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  4. Dec 8, 2008 at 7:25 PM
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  5. Dec 8, 2008 at 7:37 PM
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    where do you get the decals from? or do you just get new ones
     
  6. Dec 13, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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    borderbrat

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    i got some carling switches from my local electronics store printed my own labels on clear sticker paper put a layer of transparent 3m film over it so the labels don't come off when you clean the truck (I've done this the labels come right off with a damp cloth)

    IMG_1845.jpg
     
  7. Dec 13, 2008 at 7:10 PM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I'm thinking of doing something like this since I don't have any open blanks to the left of my steering wheel...

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:44 PM
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    if you dont have any blanks left, what about to the right of the "blanks" and left of the steering wheel?? not sure if you would like it
     
  9. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:51 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Heres a pic with my switches had a buddy install some lights for me.
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:54 PM
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    mind if i ask what the blue light top center is for???
     
  11. Dec 13, 2008 at 11:12 PM
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    If that light goes off my truck will blow up lol j/k naw its for my viper alarm.
     
  12. Dec 14, 2008 at 4:47 AM
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    Well this is not off the wall, but I have ran out of room and am in need of more ideas also.
    Like the Piaa (?) switch idea, but maybe different location.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Dec 14, 2008 at 10:11 AM
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    haha wow...... thats a cool place for it never would have thought about that. I know most people put it up on the dash..
     
  14. Dec 22, 2008 at 6:55 PM
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  15. Dec 22, 2008 at 10:06 PM
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    talk about trimming, these boat switches were fun!!!
     
  16. Dec 22, 2008 at 11:47 PM
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    You trimmed the console? :eek:

    I trimmed the switch! Atleast, If I screwed it up...I only had $12 to replace.
     
  17. Dec 23, 2008 at 2:36 AM
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    same line of switches i have both carling contura style.
     
  18. Dec 23, 2008 at 11:57 AM
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    i love the look of them :) the conturas are double throw... back lights are down, fogs are up, then another switch is wired for all of them on at once :) i love playing around with wiring
     
  19. Dec 23, 2008 at 3:18 PM
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    It's hard to screw it up. I just sliced down one side where it wouldn't fit. There's a tab in the hole that prevents the switch from going in.
     
  20. Oct 7, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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