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Switch Bar under deck..

Ok well finally got the energy to tackle the switch bar under the deck. I used a piece of 1/8" thick aluminum 6 inches long or whatever it is and i put 4 blue switches length ways across the panel. painted it black added the switches and mounted it below the deck..the wiring was the long part but it looks really sharp..
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dude that looks awesome, matches very well. great job. what do they control?
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Well as of right now..a whole lotta nothing because were waiting for the lights to come in.. the grounds are in place and the relays ill do this week. but i have a few things that can be hooked up to them just kinda got dark outside 30min ago cause i just finished puttin it in.
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Just make sure you fuse the wires going into them. I melted one once powering a set of foglights in my old ranger.
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How did you secure it under the deck?
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Looks good, whats hooked up to them.
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Looks good, whats hooked up to them.

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Well as of right now..a whole lotta nothing because were waiting for the lights to come in.. the grounds are in place and the relays ill do this week. but i have a few things that can be hooked up to them just kinda got dark outside 30min ago cause i just finished puttin it in.
There ya go
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Lookin' good Bryce......U da man
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secured by double sided sticky tape until everythings for sure hooked up and nothing has to be moved then it will be glued to stay for life.
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That looks sharp! I thought about setting something up like that once, but I don't have anything except my PIAAs to put on it.
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yea i have lights comin..and if one or 2 arnt used oh well ill find something..it was only 34$ for 50 ft of red and black wiring,shrink tube, ends,switches and paint so i cant complain.
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looks great almost like mine

i attached mine by screws... might be an idea? never know when ya might need to get back there.
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i thought about doing something like that with the indicator lights and a seperate toggle but ill just stay to the simple side of things for now lol
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ya my trouble was it was alot more expensive than what i wanted to spend...
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Nice Work...
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Nice look switch pad Zach.. I just have a switch box mounted to the panel under the steering wheel next to my brake controller...

I'd like to get a center console to put more switches on, but not sure about the cost...

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ya i had 75 bucks in radio shack crap.
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