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Old 10-26-2014, 08:32 AM   #121 (permalink)
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I haven't yet found a stalk to put on the end of the switch. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
You didn't look hard enough, Ecky! Here is a whole page of them on Ebay, some are pretty cool looking!

toggle switch with extension | eBay

I had considered putting my clutch interrupt switch right where you have it, Ecky. I even pulled the piece off the side of the steering column to make sure it could go there. But I came up with the same problem you're having, it's too hard to reach behind the steering wheel without some kind of extension.

I also considered putting it above the little storage tray on the left of the dash, but even that's not ideal, since it's not that easy to reach while driving. I might just install mine down on the center console below the shifter.

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Old 10-26-2014, 08:50 AM   #122 (permalink)
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Why didn't you guys put yours where I put mine...? Super easy to reach and flip.

Won't let me upload a 1MB image thanks ecomodder -.-. Anyway it's just left of the steering wheel right above the coin holder.
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Old 10-26-2014, 09:10 AM   #123 (permalink)
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I don't want to have to look at the dash over there every time I need to hit that button, I want it right at my fingertips.

I put my regen button where most people put their kill switches (right on the shifter) and I love it there. I might actually put the clutch switch on it too. I'll trade the toggle for a pop-up on/off button, and tape it to the side of the shifter, and then use the heat shrink plastic over both. No worries!

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You know you can open the pic in "Paint" and resize it down, right? Unless you're trying to upload it from your phone (which also might let you resize it). I mostly use a free photo editor "Photoscape" that lets you resize too. It also lets you save it at a big size but really low "quality" that doesn't affect the look of the pic that much.
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Old 10-26-2014, 12:48 PM   #124 (permalink)
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Now why didn't I think of searching for "toggle switch extension" ? None listed are quite as long as I'd like, but they'll do.
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Many users use Photobucket or something. I used to be able to post images privately on Facebook and link them here, but for some reason I now get filenames ending in ".jpg?oh=0384ea0b343b513519d2ba8f4d6779f3&oe=54E41 224&__gda__=1425240433_5a3ac1b0dd3164719158b5bcc62 4f737"

I see the ".jpg," but it is being eaten by some... Linux...

If I delete everything after .jpg it says:

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Old 10-26-2014, 04:24 PM   #126 (permalink)
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You can optimize, resize and save your photos from webresizer.com, then post them at a reasonable size.

If everyone did this, then people's photos would load much more quickly.
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You can optimize, resize and save your photos from webresizer.com, then post them at a reasonable size.

If everyone did this, then people's photos would load much more quickly.
All of the photos in this thread have been resized to 1/2 x 1/2 the resolution, so are effectively 1/4 the size.

EDIT: Truckers are a strange lot. Nearly all of the toggle switch extensions I found were in very bright colors and/or with glitter.




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Old 10-26-2014, 10:33 PM   #128 (permalink)
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So, I am what is wrong with the Internet by posting things as close to their original resolution as possible?

Yes, I saw some of that... "bling..." not a term that I use if I can help it. I need to wash my hands out with bleach.
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Guys I was at work lol, it was 5 in the morning and I didn't feel like going through all the trouble of uploading it and all that haha.
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Did some more underbody work, nothing to take pictures of yet though.

Some new ideas:

Electrical load is not insignificant in its mileage impact in this car. I'm planning on doing 35w HIDs and LED brake lights. Also, I've set my radio up so that the amp only powers the rear speakers and the sub. Intending to add a switch so I can turn the amp off and reduce electrical load that way.

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