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Installing offroad light switch.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Logically Insane, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. Apr 5, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    Logically Insane

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    OK, I got some offroad lights and I can't figure out how to get to the switch section where the stock fog light switch is..
    I've already filled the bottom 3.. Do I have to take the whole dash off?
    I've looked around and I really havent seen anything on doing this..
    I did take one of the blanks out, and it has a harness in it.. Anyone.. know what it goes to?
     
  2. Apr 5, 2010 at 11:21 AM
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    I have a few blanks with harness'es behind them, one is for fogs and I forgot what the other one is for. I think it might be for a locking differential.
     
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    One harness goes to the Locking Diff, but if you dont have that in your truck (like i dont) you can just push it back, I used the middle blank right next to my fog lights. I didnt remove the dash, i drilled a hole in the blank and pulled it out and threw the blank away. Then wired up my off road lights.

    edit* VSC is in the lower blanks

    see pic:

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/42021/si/dash/perpage/12
     
  6. Apr 5, 2010 at 11:31 AM
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    a pocket knife works well on getting those blanks out too, just be carefull not to scratch your truck
     
  7. Apr 5, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    Do you have this blank open? This is were I put my off road light switch.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Apr 5, 2010 at 11:44 AM
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    I got the blank out, but how the hell do I run the wiring into the section without removing it? lol
    I have searched and searched, so don't say search is my best friend.

    Well thats cool on the Rear Differential switch.. I reached in and noticed the other had a harness too, I guess thats for the inverter.
    I would use the ones in the middle, but I already bought an Oznium switch.
     
  9. Apr 5, 2010 at 12:04 PM
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    I used a wire hanger to help me feed the wires.
     
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    Appreciated man.
     
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