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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Karo, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. Jun 7, 2010 at 12:05 AM
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    Karo

    Karo [OP] Well-Known Member

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    is it difficult to cut out the right size from the switch slots? what tools do you use?
     
  2. Jun 7, 2010 at 12:34 AM
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    RelentlessFab

    RelentlessFab Tacoma offroad armor fabricating beast Vendor

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I'd just use a dremel and go nice and slow til you get the hang of it.
     
  3. Jun 7, 2010 at 4:23 AM
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    disk_55FL

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    I used a hand file....I removed about .03" from both sides...worked well.

    The amount to be removed will depend on the width of the switch.
     
  4. Jun 7, 2010 at 8:28 AM
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    flightcancled

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    I used a dremmel, practically gave myself a heart attack grinding them down. Totally worth it in the end and I didn't even stratch my dash! If you don't have a steady hand a coarse flat hand file would eat through the plastic too.

    Depending on the switch you will have to take more or less. If you go with the Carling Conturas like I did you have to take all but a milimeter out.

    Edit: Just a tip- if you take too much out by mistake don't panic, just give the switch a wrap of electrical tape and you'll be good to go.
     
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