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placement options for cdl switch

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by lt403, Jun 29, 2005.

  1. lt403

    lt403 SILVER Star

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    hi everyone, i have a 97 lx450 and just purchased the cdl switch. what are my options for placement? the top row of switches is full:
    security, hazard, defrost, antenna.

    do i have to move the security down. what have you done?
     
  2. tucker74

    tucker74 Moderator

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    Connector is right behind the upper row and doesn't have much room for placing it elsewhere ... prolly be easier to move the security LED.

    Tucker
     
  3. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    I moved the security and put it there....
     
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    I also moved the security, placed it lower left 15 mins max.
     
  5. NorCalDoug

    NorCalDoug problems solved daily...

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    ditto on moving the security light. seemed to be the one with the longest set of wires and least likely to be missed by me.
     
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    Let's see, moved security to the left, moved defrost down next to rear heat, put CDL up top center.

    That way I either forget to turn off all the heat or I leave it all on...
     
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    I had the security on the left already and just moved the rear defrost down on the left side of rear heater switch. Installed the CDL right in the middle on top row. Worked out well!
     
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    Hopefully someone will chime in that has a factory center diff switch, but I think it is in the left most, off by its self hole on the top row from the factory. That said, I couldn't get my security thing out of that hole, so I move my rear defrost down and put it in the middle of the three that are grouped together.
     
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    This is were they put them at the factory in a 91 model
     
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  10. OZCAL

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    Aussie the 97 has a slightly different dash. The switch is different, not sure about the wiring.
     
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    Upper row far left as previously stated. Had no security to move........ :D
     
  12. 97 FZJ80

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    I put the CDL switch ower row leftmost position. The wiring was too short and I had to cut off a couple of wiring ties to lengthed the wire for the CDL switch to fit there.

    I prefer to leave the security in its original place as it has the LED light and microphone. It should be as high and center of the vehicle as possible.
     
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