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Suggestions on Plug Material for Heated Seat Switches

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tunngavik, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Jul 28, 2011 at 1:02 PM
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    Tunngavik

    Tunngavik [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm looking for some ideas on how to improve the look on some heated seat switches I recently installed.

    I placed the seat switches into the empty plugs under the dash beside the aux input (see photos). I could not place them next to the shifter as they are on TRD-Leather packages as I have a manual and there is no room because of the 3 cupholders in the same location.

    I could not use the original plug inserts because the seat switches are too large and barely fit in. Instead I used some PVC plastic and jerry rigged inserts to fill the remaining space in the plug that the heated switch did not cover. To me it looks really amateur.

    Any ideas on how this could be improved?

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  2. Jul 28, 2011 at 1:10 PM
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    hookedontronics

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    you can buy two blank switches from yout toyota dealer and install them in the blanks
     
  3. Jul 28, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    Tunngavik

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  4. Jul 28, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    You could get some sort of rubber piece to go around the switch, it would secure it and if done well could make it look pretty good. Would also be a fairly cheap fix.
     
  5. Jul 28, 2011 at 1:35 PM
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    Tunngavik

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    No worries - thanks for the input.
     
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