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Switch blanks below A/c

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by EEtaco, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:05 AM
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    EEtaco

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    Has anyone ever found a switch that fits into those blanks below the A/C controls? I've always just cut the blanks and fit my own, but I'm looking for a more OEM appearance.
     
  2. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:18 AM
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    cc350

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  3. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:20 AM
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    mjohn617

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    There is a thread here with a wide array of switches that people have found, you might need to do a little searching. What blanks are you talking about?
     
  4. Jun 7, 2011 at 7:22 AM
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    I think the newer Tacomas came with some switch blanks next to the cigarette lighter
     
  5. Jun 7, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    EEtaco

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    Yes, those are the ones I'm talking about. I've looked around and only saw people retrofit a switch into the blank, but I'm looking for a direct replacement if any exist.
     
  6. Jun 7, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    horwitzs

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    Could buy some OEM switches and use stickers to relabel them?
     
  7. Jun 7, 2011 at 11:56 AM
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    EEtaco

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    The only switch I know of is the ATRAC switch and if I'm not mistaken is a momentary switch. I'll try to measure the blank when I get a chance and see if Carling Tech has anything that will fit.
     
  8. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    bump. anybody ever find anything to fit?
     
  9. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    What do you plan on useing the switch for? Maybe you could just use one of these oem ones...

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    i have an O/R like you do. they are all taken up. i want them for future mods.

    edit: the ones under the radio-a/c panel are smaller.
     
  11. Dec 20, 2011 at 9:29 PM
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  15. Dec 29, 2011 at 7:40 AM
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    Does anyone know if the previously mentioned switch fits the blank next to the ATRAC? Thanks

    ATRAC Blank.jpg
     
  16. Dec 30, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    I talked to Tim from tundrapart.com and he sent a picture verifying the switch he sells will fit under the A/C.

    Switch.jpg
     
  17. Dec 30, 2011 at 1:44 PM
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    do you have a part #? or is it the posted above?
     
  18. Dec 30, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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    I recently ordered a factory-look switch to mount under the A/C controls from tundrapart - fast shipping and just what I was looking for!

    Link:
    http://tundrapart.com/lights/auxiliary-dash-panel-switch-with-led/
     
  19. Jan 21, 2013 at 10:40 PM
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    sorry to revive an old thread, but I'm researching alternative switches to use on my OEM Heated Mirror Mod thread. For those w/ 09+ TRD OR pckgs, there are no blanks to the left of the steering wheel, so that leaves under the climate control for any blanks (which are a different size).

    I think the switches from the newer 4-Runners are the same size, and may be an option. Has anyone tried any 4-Runner switches?
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Jan 21, 2013 at 10:46 PM
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    Doesn't answer your 4Runner switch question , but would these work for you ?

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/showpost.php?p=5923882
     
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