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Do you ever get tired of leaning over and switching off/on your driving/fog lights while driving ?

Here's an idea that I just did in my Tacoma.

Get a foot switch like the ones found in old cars from the 60's and install it.
I installed one in my 01 Tacoma 4x4 just under the small foot rest pad next to the kick panel. Had to drill two small holes and cut a small round hole in the foot pad carpet. Its works Great! (see very small pic)

I left the lighted toggle switch and spliced one wire to make it work. Leaving the toggle switch "ON" use the foot switch to controll your fog/driving lights.

This is the part and it cost a wopping $8.40. The part number is DS70 Switch / Dimmer by Standard . This is found at any parts store .
 

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My buddy has a footswitch like that in his '64 Willy's to control his high/low beams, I always thought that was a great idea. Wouldn't work so well with a manual trans though.
 

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Yeah when i first got my 66 Mustang my lights kept flickering...... took me a minute to figure it out.

Anyway you can also wire the driving/fog lights into the highbeams and have an inline switch to give them power or not so they are only on when you want them on and not everytime you have your high beams on.
 

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Great idea. Maybe I'll wire one to my horn. That way I can free up my hands for jestures, etc.
 

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what amp load can that switch take? I want to wire my 100w lights to a switch like that, but dont want it to blow out or melt my carpet.
 

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I have been looking at installing a switch like that to key my CB mic. I have a goose-neck mic I can attach to where the rear view mirror attaches, then when I press the switch my mic will key up, step off and it unkeys. (with a momentary switch)

More pics of what you had to do to install it please! ;)
 
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