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oem switches

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RDAY, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Jan 22, 2009 at 3:21 PM
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    RDAY

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    I am having a hard time finding a switch that looks and fits facory for my offroad lights the only thing I have found is a oem foglight switch on ebay for $20. Isn't there just a plane jane switch that toyota sells for replacement?
     
  2. Jan 22, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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  3. Jan 22, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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  4. Jan 22, 2009 at 3:50 PM
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    What Mods!
    These are my switches the ones with the amber light went to the dealer and ordered them there $18 a switch part# 00550-35976 there was trimming and the switches you posted will have minor trimming as well.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Jan 22, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    The oem foglight swtich Part# is 84160-04010
     
  6. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    Those are the way to go... :thumbsup:
     
  7. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:20 PM
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  8. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    Those will fit with trimming -- look a bit clunky to me... almost doesn't look right in there... anywho

    A momentary switch only closes (or opens) the circuit when you press the switch. It's usually spring loaded, so when you let go it goes back to being an open (or closed) circuit.

    For fog lights, you don't want a momentary switch. All you need is a single pole single throw. RS41P should be good for ya. (It's a single throw, double pole -- can't seem to find any single pole switches on that site.)
     
  9. Jan 22, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    stay away from those switches......junk man. i had 2 of them....used a few times, and both of them broke on the inside. then i went with the ones like socalman22 has.............they work great!
     
  10. Jan 23, 2009 at 5:34 AM
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    ok thanks for the advice guys greatly appreciated
     
  11. Jan 23, 2009 at 5:47 AM
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    Here is my set up,
    Left is lights behind grill
    Middle is free
    Right is for bed light
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  12. Jan 23, 2009 at 6:11 AM
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    How bright are those LED's on the switch. I have had some that will light up the whole cabin. Are those pretty dull?
     
  13. Jan 23, 2009 at 6:14 AM
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  14. Jan 23, 2009 at 6:15 AM
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    Mine are not that bad, if you turn both of them on you have a little glow, but nothing to bother you while driving.
    You can also turn them the other way, have done both but I like this set up for day time driving.
     
  15. Jan 23, 2009 at 6:44 AM
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    Longbow you and another member is why i chose that switch looks good.
     
  16. Jan 23, 2009 at 6:47 AM
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    Don't know about that one, but the one's I installed had some minor fitting.
    First one was the hardest, just figuring out how much to trim, other than that a breeze to do......
     
  17. Feb 22, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    longbow did you have to do any modding to fit those switches in the blank slots? or did they just pop right in?
     
  18. Feb 22, 2009 at 10:06 PM
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    I know i had to trim a little^^^
     
  19. Feb 22, 2009 at 10:11 PM
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    i'll be using them for my bed lamps soon
     
  20. Feb 23, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    Well not knowing the first one I installed I trimmed more, (heavy toothed file) the others was very minor. Took about 10 minutes on the first, the the last about a minute or two.
    The pull down pocket on the left will fill with filings, so make sure to remove and clean out when done. I found out the hard way, all my gate
    keys where in their, and when I went to get them I dumped trash all over the cleaned out truck............:D
     
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