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Two blank spots beside the power outlets?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by custom1, May 27, 2012.

  1. May 27, 2012 at 5:47 AM
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    custom1

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    I have two blank covers to the right of the two power outlets under the ashtray on my 1st gen. If these had something there from the factory, what would they be??

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  2. May 27, 2012 at 1:09 PM
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  3. May 28, 2012 at 7:27 AM
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    ^what he said

    I used mine for lighting switches

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  4. May 28, 2012 at 7:39 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    ^^^ that looks good
     
  5. May 28, 2012 at 8:26 AM
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  6. May 28, 2012 at 8:37 AM
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    Thanks! I searched high and low for a stock looking switch that would fit into these spots. It took just a little bit of shaving to get then to fit perfectly They are Sea Dog Line IIRC.. I posted it in a switch thread a while ago, I would post it here but I'm on my phone
     
  7. May 28, 2012 at 8:46 AM
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    They look just like the swtches that control the bilge and livewell pumps on my bass boat.
     
  8. May 28, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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    That makes sense they are marine grade SPDT switches, they make really quality stuff
     
  9. May 28, 2012 at 9:09 AM
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    Does the security system use both spots?

    Those switches look perfect. I would like the link for where to purchase them when you can.

    Thanks John
     
  10. May 28, 2012 at 9:16 AM
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  11. May 28, 2012 at 9:38 AM
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    Awesome, Thanks.

    Did you buy direct from them? Says wholesale only. Or did you buy from someone on their "Where to buy" list?
     
  12. May 28, 2012 at 10:12 AM
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    I must have used one of their distributors, can't remember who though. Maybe Amazon.com actually idk
     
  13. May 28, 2012 at 10:20 AM
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  14. May 28, 2012 at 10:54 AM
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    Yes. One is for the Led to show its on and the other i think is a button to shut it off(not exactly sure on the botton but i believe so)
     
  15. May 28, 2012 at 11:30 AM
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  16. May 28, 2012 at 11:53 AM
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    That's because boat manufacturers are as cheap as boat owners.

    Basic OTC parts is all they use.
    Buddy has a 32ft Bayliner, 42ft Silverton, 22ft Whaler cabin, and a 13ft Whaler console... over a million $$$ worth of boat docked at his house...
    Damned near every electrical part other than the Perco switch is available from Lowes or Digi-Key.
     
  17. Jun 5, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    I grabbed a hazard flasher switch from the junkyard, wired the grounds to the two 12v outlets throught it. I then removed and jumpered out the relay, making the outlets on all the time, unless I turn them off via the switch.

    The top outlet is separately controlled, it still operates by the ignition switch.

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  18. Jun 5, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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    how hard is it to wire something to one of those spots
     
  19. Jun 6, 2012 at 2:38 AM
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    Getting in there is nothing, how far you want to put the rest of the wiring can get tricky. The panel just clips in with the pins on the sides. Then the sockets have plugs on them.
     
  20. Aug 18, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    longshot, but does anyone have an extra switch blank for the tan interior? i'm working on a little project to run a usb input to my stereo...

    thanks!
     
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