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I'm starting to think my original idea isn't going to work out as planned, so post pictures of how you installed your switches so I can get some back up ideas.
 

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For a daily driver, I would tap into the high beam. Plus a separate switch to be able to disable them. Mount it anywhere.
Lot easier to turn off and on with the stock high and low beam switch.Fumbling for a switch when on coming traffic approaches is a pain.
This probably won’t help but my switches are closer to the passenger side. The co- driver is responsible for the light.
When I am strapped in I don’t think I can even reach them.
Four Ridgid Industries illuminated switches.
 

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I put mine in the sunglasses compartment as I don’t use sun glasses anyhow




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Contra's set up is clean as other have used that space for switches and portable GPS devices.

I originally had switches in my overhead console by the Bluetooth mic, but since cleaned it up with Switch-Pros console. It reduces the need for additional relays and can be mounted anywhere, can be controlled via Bluetooth via an app and set up on or off-key. I went with the red backlighting since they started offering different backlight colors this year.

Pic below is pretty crappy and whitewashed out because I had my sunroof open but can get the idea.

Good luck in your search.
 

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I put mine in the sunglasses compartment as I don’t use sun glasses anyhow




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My wife had the same idea lol

Contra's set up is clean as other have used that space for switches and portable GPS devices.

I originally had switches in my overhead console by the Bluetooth mic, but since cleaned it up with Switch-Pros console. It reduces the need for additional relays and can be mounted anywhere, can be controlled via Bluetooth via an app and set up on or off-key. I went with the red backlighting since they started offering different backlight colors this year.

Pic below is pretty crappy and whitewashed out because I had my sunroof open but can get the idea.

Good luck in your search.
very interesting but WOW expensive.
 

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I put mine up in the overhead console. Smaller switches with separate LED indicators. The switches drive a relay panel under the dash.

 

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After some research if I found out my original plan may be possible. Ok the 1st picture is my setup as of now, nothing is hooked up, a trial fit if you will. 2nd picture is my inspiration plus my love for aviation. 3rd picture is of the prototype Boeing T-bar switch top that a buddy 3D printed for this project. Now depending on how many off road lights and setup will determine if I stay with three switch’s or go to four. I’m still working on the look, wording and back lighting on the panel.
 

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Contra's set up is clean as other have used that space for switches and portable GPS devices.

I originally had switches in my overhead console by the Bluetooth mic, but since cleaned it up with Switch-Pros console. It reduces the need for additional relays and can be mounted anywhere, can be controlled via Bluetooth via an app and set up on or off-key. I went with the red backlighting since they started offering different backlight colors this year.

Pic below is pretty crappy and whitewashed out because I had my sunroof open but can get the idea.

Good luck in your search.

Where under the hood did you mount the other end of the Switch Pros unit? I'm planning to install one in the spring.
 

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Where under the hood did you mount the other end of the Switch Pros unit? I'm planning to install one in the spring.
Firewall - comes with a mounting bracket.

 

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I removed the ruber pad under the ignition drilled a hole underneath and in ruber pad then replaced pad and installed switch. I could replace rubber pad with new if I ever wanted to go back to stock.


Looks familiar. Same line of logic too...easy to revert...
 

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I did that originally, but my keys kept hitting the switches, not hard enough to turn them on, but annoying though
 

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I removed the ruber pad under the ignition drilled a hole underneath and in ruber pad then replaced pad and installed switch. I could replace rubber pad with new if I ever wanted to go back to stock.
Looks familiar. Same line of logic too...easy to revert...
Correct me if I'm wrong, but you guys who did this to be able to revert by "just replacing the rubber pad", do you actually have a Nissan part number for just the pad? Because I've only seen a part number for the entire lower knee panel (which includes the pad). I have yet to see an OEM part number for just that rubber part.
 

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I could've sworn when I first installed the switches I had found just that rubber piece (my guess is it was eBay or something), but it's been a while since I looked into it as I honestly don't think I'll be reverting any time soon...every vehicle I've installed switches on has been in the same spot...just where I tend to prefer them.

Honestly wouldn't bother me if I had to replace the entire panel or just the rubber piece...
 

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I could've sworn when I first installed the switches I had found just that rubber piece (my guess is it was eBay or something), but it's been a while since I looked into it as I honestly don't think I'll be reverting any time soon...every vehicle I've installed switches on has been in the same spot...just where I tend to prefer them.

Honestly wouldn't bother me if I had to replace the entire panel or just the rubber piece...
I was actually asking because I'd like to move my switches there too but not without a replacement rubber piece, was hoping someone had an actual part number I could look up ::smile::
 

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I was actually asking because I'd like to move my switches there too but not without a replacement rubber piece, was hoping someone had an actual part number I could look up ::smile::
Ah, gotcha. Hmmm, let me do some digging. If I recall the last time I found it was by typing in the part number for the knee guard and "rubber" or something. Now you've peaked my curiosity. Lemme see what I can dig up...
 

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Ah, gotcha. Hmmm, let me do some digging. If I recall the last time I found it was by typing in the part number for the knee guard and "rubber" or something. Now you've peaked my curiosity. Lemme see what I can dig up...
the only stuff I found on eBay was the whole panel, makes me wonder if there's an actual part# stamped on the rubber pad - if there is, then it's got to be available separately
 

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the only stuff I found on eBay was the whole panel, makes me wonder if there's an actual part# stamped on the rubber pad - if there is, then it's got to be available separately
Good thinking...I was going to pull that panel this weekend for a bit of wiring, I can double check that as well...
 
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