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Old 06-20-2011, 09:30 AM
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Default Switch Panels

Okay guys this is my first real interior mod so go easy on me. I just bought some Hella 500FF lights and I plan to be getting more. Because of this I want to get a switch panel so it looks uniform. I know nothing about electricity and I was wondering if this panel would be able to handle two lights per switch.

http://www.wiringproducts.com/contents/en-us/d514.html
4 Toggle Compact Switch Panel
3rd one on the page

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Old 06-20-2011, 09:34 AM
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yes. but why not use the wiring harness and switch supplied by hella, and make your own switch panel?
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Old 06-20-2011, 10:40 AM
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Yeah, those panels are waaaaaaay to expensive for my tastes...

If you have an aftermarket stereo, you could use one of my textured abs panels to go over your radio & mount your switches there.



It gives a factory look & I guarantee it will be a TON cheaper.

Another option would be to install the switches on the right hand side of your radio bezel or mod a bezel to hold more oem fog switches like mine:



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I also mod radio bezels & make wiring kits for the oem fog switches.
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:34 PM
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what do you have in the center of your switch panel?
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Old 06-20-2011, 06:31 PM
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it's a voltmeter, i asked him via pm earlier lol. i'm buying the supplies to do this myself, and i will do a write up
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Old 06-20-2011, 06:41 PM
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im thinkin i might need one of these panels when i do my light bar later this summer
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Old 06-20-2011, 10:05 PM
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Just let me know when you're ready (pm).

I have a few made up now that are blank, but I usually like to make them to the exact dimensions of your radio bezel for the best fit possible.

Mine is held on with some 3m outdoor foam tape & it isn't going anywhere.

You can drill or cut the panel with plain old tools, drill, dremel, x-acto knife, file, etc.

Here's my latest version installed:

I have my 3 oem fog switches controlling the lights that the switches in my old panel were, so I eliminated the switches from my new panel.
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