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Old 05/18/17, 06:49 PM   #1
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What's your favorite style of accessory switch/panel?

Lots of people use the Carling-style switches, but I was wondering what's your favorite style of switch or control panel?


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Old 05/18/17, 07:31 PM   #2
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I like the last two pics. Where from?
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Old 05/18/17, 07:35 PM   #3
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Old 05/19/17, 08:59 AM   #4
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I have been using stock switches. Headlight switch for accessorie lights. Park position for one set. Headlight for the other and then can use dome setting for a third. The factory dash hazard switch is a simple pull on oush off and can use it for anyhing else. Makes it all look factory

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Old 05/19/17, 10:18 AM   #5
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I have been using stock switches. Headlight switch for accessorie lights. Park position for one set. Headlight for the other and then can use dome setting for a third. The factory dash hazard switch is a simple pull on oush off and can use it for anyhing else. Makes it all look factory
That's the way I'm going too.
Making it look more like factory installed than something from the space shuttle.
The gas gauge switch is a neat three position switch.

Though a few switches a bit like in the last pic might be used individually, if they can look enough like the brake warning light to fit in.

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Old 05/19/17, 10:20 AM   #6
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These have recently become my favorite. Not cheap, and certainly not "factory" but you can configure them however you want, everything is canbus so no fuses, relays or other wiring problems to worry about, makes the install so clean and easy and if you have a problem its easy to find and if you want to change it its not a nightmare. We've been using them on sidexsides, the savings in labor is enough make the difference in total price.

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These have recently become my favorite. Not cheap, and certainly not "factory" but you can configure them however you want, everything is canbus so no fuses, relays or other wiring problems to worry about, makes the install so clean and easy and if you have a problem its easy to find and if you want to change it its not a nightmare. We've been using them on sidexsides, the savings in labor is enough make the difference in total price.

http://www.4x4spod.com/product_p/8-800-hd-uni.htm
I'm glad to see this style of control gaining popularity. Still wish the switches themselves had a little more style.

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I'm glad to see this style of control gaining popularity. Still wish the switches themselves had a little more style.
Most definitely agree about style. I've been wanting to sink one into a console with a flush self lifting tap to open cover, or mount it to the cover. Would be a cool clean touch that is hidden until you need it

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