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What Kind of Rocker Switches You Rockin'?

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by alexretama, Jan 22, 2012.

  1. Jan 22, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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    alexretama

    alexretama [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I finally got some new lights up front and have a bed light bar in progress. I currently only have 1 rocker for my OBA that I got off a website called pedal-2d-metal. It looks badass... so I guess they went out of business because I cant find them any where. What rockers are you guys running?
     
  2. Jan 22, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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  3. Jan 22, 2012 at 10:37 PM
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    Nicks4x4LT

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    i like the orange daystars, matches the stock lighting kinda :p
     
  4. Jan 22, 2012 at 10:51 PM
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    Snowman

    Snowman I have a problem for your solution…

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    Check out my build
    otrattw.com have the best prices and selections on carling switches anywhere.
     
  5. Jan 22, 2012 at 10:59 PM
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    VanCity4x

    VanCity4x Out fer a Rip eh Bud

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    Im buying 2 similar to these this week from a local electronics store. Only difference is a smaller light

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  6. Jan 22, 2012 at 11:04 PM
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    2008taco

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    This. I love mine. They fit in the factory holes with just a little trimming and look great, plus they have them labeled for just about anything you need.

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  7. Jan 22, 2012 at 11:06 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    i also have the ARB switches in the same exact switches as above


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  8. Jan 22, 2012 at 11:11 PM
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    Snowman

    Snowman I have a problem for your solution…

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    and they are dual lit so they come on with your headlights and when the switch is activated. Most other switches aren't lit with the dash lights.
     
  9. Jan 23, 2012 at 6:23 AM
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    Oznium

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    We've had one or two customers say they had to shave, but the other hundreds didn't. It's kinda strange. But I don't think you have to shave for ours. I think that's a good thing :)


    Wow! That looks really nice. We also carry those simply switches too. http://www.oznium.com/rocker-switch
     
  10. Jan 23, 2012 at 9:15 AM
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    SocalMGM

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    I got mine from otrattw.com

    They make great switches and have very fast shipping! I ordered mine on a Saturday night and Monday was a holiday, still got them in the mail on Wednesday. otrattw.com has great customer service as well
     
  11. Jan 24, 2012 at 4:05 PM
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    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    I have been looking for those simple ones you posted, I got one with my hellas, and I like how simple they are.
     
  12. Jan 25, 2012 at 3:06 PM
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    prdltakid

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    2008taco, how did you get the switches in the holes up there?
     
  13. Feb 5, 2012 at 7:06 AM
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    whatatoy

    whatatoy Galt/Rearden 2012

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    This truck is a work truck - not a lot of fancy mod's here, but it's getting the job done!
    Oznium regular's without LEDS - these two switches control extra lighting inside my cab - didn't need any light coming from them. My next order from Oznium will be for a heck of a lot more... THEY FREAKIN ROCK!

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  14. Apr 23, 2013 at 9:17 AM
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    What's the difference between the cheap rocker switches and the OEM fog light switch? Why is the OEM one so much bigger?

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    vs

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    Quality the same? Feel? Fit?
     
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  15. Apr 23, 2013 at 11:00 AM
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    The oem is a push button and designed to go into a specific slot. The ottraw carling switches are very high quality. I am very impressed with the carling V's and will be using those from now on. The lights in them are Led now so they don't get hot, and with the laser etched rocker you can easily see which switch is which in the dark.

    Sorry I didnt see this until now/ I went up through the little coin tray and some fishing wire iirc.
     
  16. Apr 23, 2013 at 4:58 PM
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  17. Apr 29, 2013 at 8:07 AM
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    Just ordered a switch from them for my new lights. Thank you for the info!
     
  18. May 29, 2013 at 12:26 PM
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    New to doing my own wiring, but wanted to put some 5050 led bed light bars under the rails. wanted to run a rocker switch into the cab on the panel left of the wheel. Been looking on the threads but cant fina a general walkthrough on how to wire the strips from the bed into the cab, to the switch and install the ottraw. Any tips, or you know of any threads I can read?

    Also from what I read, for this project I just want a SPST switch right? I'm on Ottraw and there's a ton of different options in drop down. should I even concern myself with those? Here's the switch im talking about http://www.otrattw.com/proddetail.php?prod=VVPZC59-1TL
     
  19. Jun 6, 2013 at 9:21 AM
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    otis24

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    I just ordered a bunch from them myself.
     
  20. Jun 7, 2013 at 6:09 AM
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    I'll vouch for OTRATTW. They are fast, fast, fast. And they have some awesome switches. Here is a three switch panel I installed with their switches...this is for an FJ, but you get an idea of it's application.

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    powering the rigids ....I'll post up pics of the rear, and side lights and switches later....

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