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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Rellik01, May 27, 2012.

  1. May 27, 2012 at 7:53 AM
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    Rellik01

    Rellik01 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How do you pop out the small switch blanks next to the cigar lighter? And how do you get back there to work? Thanks
     
  2. May 27, 2012 at 8:13 AM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    I use a little angled pic to pull out the switch blanks. As far as how to get in there, pulling out your radio and a/c controls will give you the most room. You could also remove your center console if you need access underneath the cigar lighter.
     
  3. May 27, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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  4. May 27, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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  5. May 27, 2012 at 8:22 AM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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  6. May 27, 2012 at 8:26 AM
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    Slimwood Shady

    Slimwood Shady I love your mom!

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    Yeah I have it saved....I have a LOT saved so I don't forget them, sometimes I even convert them to PDF so I will never lose them:thumbsup:
     
  7. May 27, 2012 at 7:58 PM
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    DIVERMAN

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    pretty sure that the 12's differ a little bit from previous years.:not sure:

    OP, if you could, can you please verify after you tear in to it? thanks!
     
  8. May 27, 2012 at 10:01 PM
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    sporttracguy

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    If you plan to drill a hole for a new switch or dont care about the blank, I just took a wood screw and put it in half way,,,,,,then pull....comes right out. If you place the screw strategically then its just a pilot hole for the new switch.
     
  9. May 29, 2012 at 8:14 PM
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    Lazylegs

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    Drywall screw and pull out using a pair of pliers.. ^^ We think alike^^.
     
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