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post #31 of 38 Old 01-18-2010, 06:54 AM
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Open either the driver or passenger side door and take off the end panel. There is a hole there with insulation that you can poke through with a coat hanger to get wire under the hood.

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post #32 of 38 Old 01-21-2010, 10:05 AM
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I just ordered these from While it won't fit the conture rocker switches I was initially going to use, I believe this will work quite nicely. I plan on making/getting some L or V shape strips of metal to secure the case to the section above the mirror. With one of these I figure I can get between 6-9 switches up there.

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post #33 of 38 Old 07-27-2010, 04:49 PM
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Nice BigDaddyh,
Its so amazing that ideas are shared on the internet, I had this idea after shopping at Advanced Auto and was going to mount it in the same place and everything, then I got on here to check out other ideas. I like the daystar up on top of the mirror too.

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post #34 of 38 Old 07-27-2010, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by ge2 View Post
I can attest to that also. I ran the Daystar panel for about a year and it just doesn't work with a manual. You can push the boot down and hold it in place with a ziptie, but you shouldn't have to do that.

I removed the daystar panel and moved my 4 switches to the middle of the center stack, where the power window switches would be (I don't have power windows). I used a dremel for this.

Then I have 6 switches up top, using an sPOD (which is probably one of the single best mods I've seen in 18+ years of modifying vehicles).

That's a great spot if you don't have power windows ........

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extremely well done
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post #36 of 38 Old 11-21-2010, 01:41 PM
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good install...1.How does the mount attach? 2. How did you route the wires? Thx
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post #37 of 38 Old 11-21-2010, 03:40 PM
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I'm looking forward to this becoming available:

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post #38 of 38 Old 11-21-2010, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by bigdaddyh View Post
I got the idea from a guy on the other forum. Thought I'd post here to help someone out.

I took the console panel apart and removed the hazard light/ESP switch panel out (I have an X so plenty of spare switch openings).

This is a great place for switches but these switches are tight fitting in here. I even had to cut the end of the tabs because it was too deep and hitting the circuit board. I found this switch at Autozone.

WOW... You sold me... Thats awsome...
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