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Old 11-22-2014, 07:41 PM   #1
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OBC switches "Poor man's version"

I did the DIY single switch mod so I can cycle through the functions; I have a couple of question for those who have done the 1 switch and 2 switch mods:

Some articles recommend installing two switches on the dash face; does the second switch allow for activation of the speed gong ?

My switch cycles through the function by pushing one side of the switch, pushing the other side doesn't appear to do anything; is this normal ?

My box is a '98


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Old 11-22-2014, 09:37 PM   #2
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My OBC has one arm. Push front and back to select or go back a screen, up and down to scroll or change values.
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Old 11-23-2014, 03:57 AM   #3
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Jim, like Timco, I have the 4th stalk, but I would assume that the answer to your question is "yes," based upon the following excerpt from the Pelican technical article:

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Wire one of the two switches to the pins that control “mode forwards” and “mode backwards”, and the other switch to “select mode down” and “speed gong/alert” (see table in the text).
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Old 11-23-2014, 08:02 AM   #4
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I've read the Pelican Tech article several times; before and after my dash switch installation. I'm seeking feedback from those who did the "poor man's OBC" using one and/or two switches.....thanks for the feedback.
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Old 11-23-2014, 09:55 AM   #5
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You're going to need two switches, working in concert with one another, to adjust the speed at which the speed gong sounds.
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You're going to need two switches, working in concert with one another, to adjust the speed at which the speed gong sounds.
Did you do this ?
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No. See the PM I sent you. Shot a quick video to try to explain how the stalk works. The switches must operate in the same fashion.
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No. See the PM I sent you. Shot a quick video to try to explain how the stalk works. The switches must operate in the same fashion.
Great description for stalk operation !

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