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switch locations

where does everyone have their switches for aux items, mounted? i can't seem to find anywhere that i like... other than the little cubby hole at the bottom of the dash, below the deck and heater controls... anyone have pics?
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My mounting kit for my headunit had that little slot above the faceplate. I took a piece of plexiglass, shut it and shaped it and then just mounted it to it. Room for about 4 toggle switches

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looks a lot better in person i think
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Mine in my green 94:
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Just some ideas................
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i put two on the cup holders on the floor one is an extra for now with the other for my 4 lights on the front of the truck. would have taken pictures but its too dark
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hmmm, i'm liking the first one, they all look good though... the cup holders, i think i'm going to change all of that slightly for my CB when i get the ***** to cut into my new truck
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I did mine just like the first pic but the radio is over the switches, works great, lots of room behind the switches for wire
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In the process of using the OHC for switches.

I purchased an OHC with less than desirable electrical connections and a burn lamp socket, these problems were not mentioned in the original ad but I have it and will work with it.

I removed the Temp/Compass/Sw Panel and made a new face plate that will hold four toggle switches in the location of the display and two lower profile toggles in the Map Light Sw location.

Still working on this, still need to do the LED Map Light Mod too.

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Just a thought, make it look the same but different.

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Here's mine for the Hellas:
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In the process of using the OHC for switches.

I purchased an OHC with less than desirable electrical connections and a burn lamp socket, these problems were not mentioned in the original ad but I have it and will work with it.

I removed the Temp/Compass/Sw Panel and made a new face plate that will hold four toggle switches in the location of the display and two lower profile toggles in the Map Light Sw location.

Still working on this, still need to do the LED Map Light Mod too.

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Just a thought, make it look the same but different.
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thats mine

How did you make that holder over the radio like that??...
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Oh and i dont have a picture of mine yet but for my hellas i mounted the switch in the cigarette lighter... Ill get pics and post em
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have mine in 2 places....

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i really like this, this is what i was thinking of doing... that cubby i haven't used yet... although i am thinking about making it out of black plastic...

off topic, have you had any issues with your cb? i have the same one, but last time i tried to use it, my friend said i was coming across choppy... i had antenna cable issues, but i have since fixed that, and i'm not 100% sure if it has been cleared up or not...
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mine works great.. need to re hook up the antenna though and if u want i have an extra piece like that u can have if u want.. i'll even throw a coat of black on it for ya
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wow thats neat.

i like the volt meter in there also.
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What's the digital readout for ?
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is that digital display a volt meter? if so whered you get that? ive been looking for something like that.
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There's room on both sides of the radio to add switches to the bezel.
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This is for the aux back up lights..

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is that digital display a volt meter? if so whered you get that? ive been looking for something like that.
It's a voltmeter, I got it on eVILbay for about $12 - $15.

It works great, my dash voltmeter never moves now (needle always just above the 1/2 way mark) that I have a 200a alternator, but the digital meter usually reads 12.0v when it's not running & 13.1v - 14.5v when running.
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It's a voltmeter, I got it on eVILbay for about $12 - $15.

It works great, my dash voltmeter never moves now (needle always just above the 1/2 way mark) that I have a 200a alternator, but the digital meter usually reads 12.0v when it's not running & 13.1v - 14.5v when running.
sweet ill have to check into that. the newer trucks dont have a voltmeter and ive been wanting one for a while.
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There's room on both sides of the radio to add switches to the bezel.
that looks pretty sweet, but i don't think i could make that work for me... here's what i've got, and i've got the 4x2 4x4 switch, 2x 12v plugs, and my pass airbag off light...

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