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Old 01-29-2003, 16:48   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys and gals.

I'm after a few switches for the inside of my car. I'm having some trouble finding some that actually look good. I have been to Autobarn, Dick Smith, Jaycar and I can find any good looking switches.

There going to be quite visible inside the car.

Has anyone come across anything (In Melb) that could help me out?

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Old 01-29-2003, 17:08   #2 (permalink)
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Don't know what you want them for, but Repco sell a range of Narva switches that look pretty good. They have demister ones, driving light ones etc.
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revolution racegear on whitehorse rd has some pretty nice ones at a reasnoble price i bought like 3 for 6.50 or something like that and they look mad too
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If you want some mad, proper aviation switches, i can source a few from my contacts at Qantas.....

Im talking the full on red cover, flip up to arm kinda deal.......
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Old 01-30-2003, 04:30   #5 (permalink)
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That'd make a nice switch to either

1) turn on a nitrus switch
2) activate linelockers
3) dissconect front amps for SPL comps

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Im going to be using them for:

Ignition (im making up a new panel and will manually start my car via a series of switches........fuel, accesories, ignition etc), and some massive spotlights perhaps.

I like their rice value personally :)
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sikEA, those just regular two pos switches?

What size roughly?

Might be interested in a couple.
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yep basically. Just have the red cover on them which you need to flip up, then the switch can be operated.

Im not sure as yet if I can get them directly thru an airline, but I know i can get them from their actual supplier. apparenly they arent cheap, but you never get anything cheap when it comes to aircraft....

Revolution racegear do something very similiar im told....
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i dunno how safe i would feel if my car was started with a few switches

but if this was done in paralell with the key in the ignition itd be kewl
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Missile switch covers

the toggle switches and the red flip covers are available from

www.jaycar.com.au


Part # STO570 Missile switch protective cover (red) $12.95
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