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View Poll Results: Which location should be used for driving light overide switch
Location one using original Jeep Fog Light Switch and location 10 62.50%
Location two use winch switch location with a "Look alike" switch to overide driving lights 6 37.50%
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post #31 of 90 Old 12-15-2013, 08:24 AM
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Sounds like you already made your decision. But if you are still open to different ideas and don't have the factory clock option, another stock looking option could be what Jeff Scherb did his Scrambler. It was never done this way by AMC, but it looks like it could have been.

Here is a link to his site - http://home.roadrunner.com/~jscherb/scrambler/dash.htm

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post #32 of 90 Old 12-15-2013, 12:10 PM Thread Starter
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Sounds like you already made your decision. But if you are still open to different ideas and don't have the factory clock option, another stock looking would option could be what Jeff Scherb did his Scrambler. It was never done this way by AMC, but it looks like it could have been.

Here is a link to his site - http://home.roadrunner.com/~jscherb/scrambler/dash.htm
Very nice, I sent an e-mail to see if he has more of the "Films" for the indicator light for the fog lights. I do have the clock and tach. But maybe I can find a different location that might work for the indicator light.

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post #33 of 90 Old 12-15-2013, 07:50 PM
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My pleasure.

One possible location for the light could be where AMC installed the "check carb" lights (picture below)

Also, this link might be helpful for finding a stock looking dash light if Jeff is out of his film. I ordered a couple from Nick a few years back and was very impressed with his work. I think that he still makes them.

http://www.cj-8.com/forum/showthread...ine-Carb-Check
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post #34 of 90 Old 12-15-2013, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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My pleasure.

One possible location for the light could be where AMC installed the "check carb" lights (picture below)

Also, this link might be helpful for finding a stock looking dash light if Jeff is out of his film. I ordered a couple from Nick a few years back and was very impressed with his work. I think that he still makes them.

http://www.cj-8.com/forum/showthread...ine-Carb-Check
He did get back to me and is out of the "film" I will follow up on this again thanks

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post #35 of 90 Old 12-16-2013, 07:40 PM
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Lights, tabs, switch and needed to dig out the wiring...
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Maybe, still have not found the switch that I like that looks like the original winch switch. This one is 3/4 of an inch a little large I think and is not raised like the winch switch. It does have a green indicator light.


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post #37 of 90 Old 12-17-2013, 12:28 AM
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My local industrial hardware carries these guys:

http://www.k-four.net/Category.aspx?cid=71

They have lots of stuff. Most of my projects using switches are from them, led indicators too, silcone boots in flavors. Pretty cool stuff. I have the lighted version you are showing on my center console in the rear. They work great around areas that can be reached with feet.



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post #38 of 90 Old 12-17-2013, 04:02 AM
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Glen, I like the original location of the "fog" light switch that is just below the head light switch for that OEM look. I can't see that ever interfering with your knees or legs as it is up high enough and out of the way. Plus, there are already threaded mounting holes for the fog light switch on the factory dash panel.

I also saw on somebody's CJ awhile back at a Jeep Show, where they installed an additional floor mounted High/Low Beam switch and used that to turn on their driving lights. Looked good and was out of the way of the operation of the clutch pedal.

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post #39 of 90 Old 12-17-2013, 05:43 AM
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I like the idea that Keith just brought up. The additional floor mounted switch would mean no dash cutting.
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Glen, I like the original location of the "fog" light switch that is just below the head light switch for that OEM look. I can't see that ever interfering with your knees or legs as it is up high enough and out of the way. Plus, there are already threaded mounting holes for the fog light switch on the factory dash panel.

I also saw on somebody's CJ awhile back at a Jeep Show, where they installed an additional floor mounted High/Low Beam switch and used that to turn on their driving lights. Looked good and was out of the way of the operation of the clutch pedal.

The original switch I bought off fee-bay has not arrived yet. I will see what it looks like when it gets here. I will put up with some discomfort in order to stay true to the original look

I am however not a small guy, things that would not bother a normal person gets in my way.



The same goes true for adding stuff to the floor. The second headlight button on the floor is a good idea, but not for me.

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The original switch I bought off fee-bay has not arrived yet. I will see what it looks like when it gets here. I will put up with some discomfort in order to stay true to the original look

I am however not a small guy, things that would not bother a normal person gets in my way.

The same goes true for adding stuff to the floor. The second headlight button on the floor is a good idea, but not for me.
Man, you have a short garage!

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Man, you have a short garage!

Jk

Very Funny.

If you are a Dr Who fan, it is just like the Tardis, it is bigger on the inside than on the out. The lifted Jeep fits just fine even with the top on.


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post #43 of 90 Old 12-17-2013, 12:13 PM
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I wish my garage door opened like yours. Mine goes parallel to the floor.

Yours looks like it's parallel to the ceiling. I guess that would explain the fancy opener.
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I vote for a second oem headlight switch mounted above / near the current one.

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I wish my garage door opened like yours. Mine goes parallel to the floor.

Yours looks like it's parallel to the ceiling. I guess that would explain the fancy opener.
I looked long and hard for a garage door that would open like that as I may want to put a lift in the garage at some point and did not want to waste all the space we created when we redid the garage. See below what it looked like before we started

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I vote for a second oem headlight switch mounted above / near the current one.
I have a clock installed so there is not enough room
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