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Ideas on where to put my aux lighting switches.

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by Sheepdog, Dec 11, 2009.

  1. Sheepdog

    Sheepdog [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I need some ideas on where I should put my auxilary light switches. I'm going to have 5 switches all together. I have a 1st gen, so that might change your ideas as to where they should go.

    I saw a pic on here of a guy's dash, he had a few switches hooked up to a plate in the space below his aftermarket stereo. I liked that idea but I can't seem to find the picture. If you know where this pic is, post it please.

    Thanks
     
  2. Sheepdog

    Sheepdog [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Nobody has pics or ideas?
     
  3. rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    i mounted mine right under the little fold down coin tray where the fuse box is, but mine is an 09.you could also go to the stealership and get some foglight switches and mount them in the empty slots if you have any
     
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    Good idea. I'll check that out.
     
  5. rhodehard09

    rhodehard09 sometimes nonsense is the only sense someone has

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    yeh my 09 didn't have any extra spaces but my 07 had plenty
     
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    Veinguy Done, Retired from here :)

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    Much like mine, I actually had them mounted inside the tray so you can't see the switch unless you open the coin tray. Easy to do while driving.
     
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    i used the blanks underneath the ashtray in my 02...but that only provides you with 2 switches...

    what do you need 5 for?
     
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    Foward facing on my roll bar, rear facing on my roll bar, front bumper lights, rear bumper lights, and underlighting.
     
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    wow thats alot of lights. post up a pic with them all on. bet it looks sweet!
     
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    It will. I hope. I already have my lights on the roll bar set the way I want. I have to get 4 pairs of small 55W lights that are goung to be mounted underneath. I'm getting custom front/rear winch bumpers. There are going to be 2 lights in the bumper and 4 mounted ontop of it on the front bumper. On the rear, there will be 2 lights mounted in the bumper. I plan on having an optima yellow top and an optima red top when I have my lights and winches all hooked up. I'm also thinking that I'm going to need an oversized alternator. I'm gonna be drawing A LOT of electricity.
     
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    I have an 04, this is where I have my switches, there is another beside this one (one does my fog lights & the other does my back up lights). Soon there will be a 3rd for my bed lights inside my topper.

    My switch on_1.jpg
     
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