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JWalker
03-07-2013, 08:00 AM
Well, it seems the more gadgets I get, the more I want to clean up the dash in the old Dodge (sorry, RAM). My last Ford had factory uplifters. I was wondering if there is an aftermarket uplifter kit available and has anyone used this product.

Thanks for the help
Jamie

Ray LeTourneau
03-07-2013, 08:15 AM
Well, it seems the more gadgets I get, the more I want to clean up the dash in the old Dodge (sorry, RAM). My last Ford had factory uplifters. I was wondering if there is an aftermarket uplifter kit available and has anyone used this product.

Thanks for the help
Jamie
OK, Ya got me... What's an uplifter?

JWalker
03-07-2013, 08:26 AM
OK, Ya got me... What's an uplifter?

A line of toggle switches in a nice row with a frame around it. I call it uplifters, I do not know if that is the proper name for it. I can tap into these switches and run TPMS, shut off valves for aux. fuel tank, programmers.....

JanAndBill
03-07-2013, 08:32 AM
Don't know about a "kit", but someone posted this site a while back. Has some cool rockers http://otrattw.com/index.php

Gary521
03-07-2013, 10:43 AM
If you are just looking for toggle switches, check out Summit Racing or Jegs.

GOTTOYS
03-07-2013, 10:48 AM
Ford calls these upfitter switches. Don't know that anyone makes an actual kit for Dodges,but there are several types of switches available that you could mount on the dash. Haven't found a need for any myself..Don

porthole
03-07-2013, 11:43 AM
I was wondering if there is an aftermarket uplifter kit available ......... Thanks for the help




Sure is Jamie - Google Super Duty :cool:

jayc
03-07-2013, 12:45 PM
HERE (http://www.cumminsforum.com/forum/4th-gen-non-powertrain/334796-aux-dash-switches.html) is a link from another forum to an owner that added some.

JWalker
03-07-2013, 02:32 PM
Sure is Jamie - Google Super Duty :cool:

You know.......There's always that "one" guy....

jnbhobe
03-07-2013, 05:27 PM
No Jamie there is at least two of us!! LOL

dave10a
03-07-2013, 07:01 PM
Well, it seems the more gadgets I get, the more I want to clean up the dash in the old Dodge (sorry, RAM). My last Ford had factory uplifters. I was wondering if there is an aftermarket uplifter kit available and has anyone used this product.

Thanks for the help
Jamie

My Ford has the upfitter that came with my dual alternator option. I think you need either a heavy duty optional or dual optional alternators to get the upfitter from Ford. I don't know of any after market supplier. The upfitter option comes if very handy for trailer to either charge the batteries or handle a heavy load.

wal_mart
03-07-2013, 07:48 PM
We use these on the tow trucks

http://www.awdirect.com/default2.asp?keyword=switch%20panels

especially this one, I ran a fused 10 gauge wire from the battery to a ford starter solenoid to the panel. Pick solenoid with feed from acc or ig. power

http://www.awdirect.com/open-housing-switch-panel-aw-direct-4-switches-90104501/flashers-switch-panels/

truknutt
03-07-2013, 08:30 PM
THREE but I kept it to myself! :o

dave10a
03-08-2013, 11:03 AM
This link may be helpful http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/6-7-powerstroke-interior-discussion/350882-upfitter-switches-question.html

lwmcguir
03-08-2013, 06:20 PM
The Up-fitter switches can be ordered with the HD alternator on Fords. Sure glad I ordered them.

JWalker
03-09-2013, 05:51 AM
Thanks guys. I'll try to figure something out, without trading in for the "Blue Oval"

JWalker
03-09-2013, 06:10 AM
Don't know about a "kit", but someone posted this site a while back. Has some cool rockers http://otrattw.com/index.php
Very nice. Might be able to make these work. Thanks

recumbent615
03-10-2013, 07:28 PM
you might want to check this guy out - it looks like he'll do custom work too ...

http://www.12voltguy.com/home.php

Kevin

JWalker
03-12-2013, 01:15 PM
you might want to check this guy out - it looks like he'll do custom work too ...

http://www.12voltguy.com/home.php

Kevin

Now that's what I'm looking for. Thanks Kevin.

SilverRhino
03-12-2013, 01:32 PM
I mounted 4 double throw switches with LED indicators and air pressure gauge in my '01 Ram in a plastic work box. Work box, switches and LEDs all together probably cost me less than $20. Mounted the box on the floor just to the passenger side of the 4WD selector. These are not switches that I use that frequently so not a problem having them down there for the last 6 years.

I have to agree with the others......the Ford upfitter switches are nice......by far the best thing on their trucks......just too bad they are hooked to a Ford :o

Just kidding around guys!!!!!