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Default Using the Ram Logo in the dash to install Auxiliary Switches

Well, a while back I had made an auxiliary switch bank unit out of the Ram Logo on the center dash area, I had used Red LED's, well I like Blue so I decided to redo it today. Here's what I did.

Not installed yet, will do that this week.

first I had to setup the switches, 4 of them, wire them up and shrink wrap everything so its nice and tidy











Then had to drill and install switches, 5/8 Roberson Drill bit and make the 4 holes, the location is pretty tight so once installed you cannot use the bolt to hold them in so basically glue them into place, 5 min epoxy or JB weld does a great job, just sand the plastic around the area for a good Stick lol.



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so this week will install them and get them hooked up.

Since I have 3 sets of lights, the light bar, the D2's and the PIAA's that will be installed behind the grill, the 4th will stay empty till I got something extra to install.

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Looks great!!

Any reason this over replacing it with the mopar aux switches? Price im guessing?
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Cool man. I love the blue. That sort of thing would look killer on my truck with the blue lighting it has already.

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Any reason this over replacing it with the mopar aux switches? Price im guessing?
Thanks shawnu, I just like doing something diff, and the Blue halo's look sweet at night in the truck, well they will, I have them in red now and like ram357 said, will look great with my ambient blue foot well lighting.

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Cool man. I love the blue. That sort of thing would look killer on my truck with the blue lighting it has already.


Thanks bro, Lmao, yup, thats the reason for doing them in Blue.
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sounds good to me!! with some extra lighting i can see how it woud tie in better.

i just like an oem appearance on most thing, to ea their own. it still looks great!
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That really looks killer Asur.

It's difficult to get a feel for the colour of the RAM badging you installed them into, but I was thinking it might be cool to tape off the lighted portions and paint that whole pc so it matches the interior highlights - either what it was or a smokey pewter etc. That would tie the switches into the badging for a fully stock, yet trick appearance.
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Definitely diggin the incognito switches Asur , i think the 4th one should be some james bond stuff with machine guns out of the front bumper or something , reps when it lets me
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That really looks killer Asur.

It's difficult to get a feel for the colour of the RAM badging you installed them into, but I was thinking it might be cool to tape off the lighted portions and paint that whole pc so it matches the interior highlights - either what it was or a smokey pewter etc. That would tie the switches into the badging for a fully stock, yet trick appearance.

You can get these in black, but since there are many items around the dash with chrome accents on them its not bad and does not stick out too much.

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Definitely diggin the incognito switches Asur , i think the 4th one should be some james bond stuff with machine guns out of the front bumper or something , reps when it lets me

Lmao, t-yop with ejection seat, ya baby!!!

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Thanks bro, your truck is sweet, love them new wheels you go and well the bumper I told you before its more than sweet.
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