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Places for toggle switches

Anyone have any good places for toggle switches? I need to mount one for my offroad lights for behind the grill. I've had these things for over 2 years now and need to mount them. I dont want to put anything on the radio bezel since I want it to look as factory as possible. I have a toggle switch and a push button currently mounted up on the cup holder bezel around the shifter for my air compressor and horn trigger. Picture are appreciated. Thanks
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mounted my toggle where the factory cigarette lighter was. never used it so i figured why not
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modified Expo Bezel will be the most factory looking, this is my fogs and off road lights








and if you have an ash tray you can make a small panel to fit in the top and put a few switches in there. I have my transmission cooler fan and my reverse lights

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closed (the switches also turn off when the ash tray is closed)

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door panel? near window/lock buttons? location is up to you
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Cleanest look is definitely adding a second OE switch like the Expo--very simple to mod the bezel, wiring is slightly more complicated. I have a How-to either here or on FRF.

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I like the ash tray for switches myself. But they second fog light switch is nice as well.
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How do you guys mod the expo ones with the rear window wiper?

And ya, I like the idea of it in the ash tray. Might do that
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How do you guys mod the expo ones with the rear window wiper?

And ya, I like the idea of it in the ash tray. Might do that
lots of sanding...

first you have to get the stock coating off the expo bezel, then fill the rear wiper indicator with epoxy then open up the hole to hit a cig lighter sand smooth and paint. then a little bit of file work on the back to fit the fog switch and your golden.

I love the ash tray switches, I figured I was never going to use it anyway so why not throw some switches in it!
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I have the ashtray switches as well. Well kinda, cubby switches anyway.
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ME too, just one . Its an LED back lit I had to buy a 15/16th wood drill bit. My wife wondered where was the one on her side was at, so I put another one in. It does brighten up the foot wells. Anyone found a set up for the foot well that turns on when the doors open?
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Anyone found a set up for the foot well that turns on when the doors open?
i did that on my truck had to cut in to the circuit by the passenger kick panel i think it was a black wire with pink stripe.
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I added sw's to the OHC Read-out area.


The OHC w/switch panel installed.


Closer look at the Sw Panel.


The two larger switches are for the Map Lights and the four smaller holes are for the toggle switches.
I added small LED indicator lights after the fact.
Still no finished pics.
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