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Where to mount killswitch?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by YeahYeah, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:10 PM
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    YeahYeah

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    I have already mounted my killswitch for my ignition but its in the most obvious place... the little drawer on the left next to ur knee. Where else would be a great place to mount it that no one would know(except all you responding to this):rolleyes:
     
  2. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:12 PM
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    fireturk41

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    in side the center console,
     
  3. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:13 PM
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    would that be too obvious?
     
  4. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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    idk how 2nd gen ones are but not in a 1st gen.

    how about like under your seat or someplace like that
     
  5. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:17 PM
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    oooooooooo! genius! sheer genius.
     
  6. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:17 PM
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    maybe on the inside of the dash like next to the obd-II port
     
  7. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:18 PM
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    Pardon me asking, but what exactly is a killswitch? Sounds self-explanatory, but I've never heard of this.
     
  8. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:20 PM
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    Kill Switch Mod Write Up. type this in up in the search bar. easy mod, great idea. it kills the flow of the current when you try to turn your car over.
     
  9. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:23 PM
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    Get a floor mounted dimmer switch like in older cars and trucks. Mount it under the dash out of site, but still where you can reach it with your foot.
     
  10. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:24 PM
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    a dimmer switch? as in the kind that dim the panels? how does that work:eek:
     
  11. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:30 PM
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    In older vehicles, the switch that controls the change from high to low beams was mounted on the floor. You used your left foot to switch back and forth. I know that Ford trucks up to 1991 had them on the floor.

    Basically it's just a single pole double throw switch designed to be switched with your foot. They're like $10 at NAPA. You would only need two of the three terminals to use it as a kill switch. You might also need the connector that goes with it.
     
  12. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    not a bad idea at all! keep em coming!!!
     
  13. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:33 PM
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    If it's a stick you could mount a button under the boot on the shifter?
     
  14. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    my vote is trunk monkey


    okay its like230 am my ass is goin to bed before i get in trouble
     
  15. Jul 25, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    na, no stick. only on my 92 4runner. ill have to do that one to my 4runner
     
  16. Jul 26, 2010 at 12:32 AM
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    To much to list!
    Get a factory style switch that will go in your dash. Example would be like the e-locker switch(came factory on some but not on all), wire that up as a kill switch. It would look factory and you dont have to lean down or more around to make it obvious that you have a kill switch.


    Edit:
    Or a key fob where a magnet or something on your keys has to be within 5ft of your truck.
     
  17. Jul 26, 2010 at 12:35 AM
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    good idea! I may use that.
     
  18. Jul 26, 2010 at 12:37 AM
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    In one of the cubbys in the bed maybe?
     
  19. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    have you thought about putting one in the back of the truck like they do on race cars? If you're injured or unable to get out of the truck, your buddy could shut it down from the outside.
     
  20. Jul 27, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    If you could fit it in there, I'd say right behind the steering wheel.

    It's really easy to access for daily use, and almost undetectable to the naked eye.
     
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