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2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 254
Raleigh & Charlotte, NC
Jul 25, 1:53pm - #30941 
DRL, auto on switch

Does anyone see any reason why I shouldn't use the "one wire method" to disable DRL and auto-on (ie have normal complete control over the lights in the conventional manner), BUT add a switch so that I can still use the stock features?
I'm planning on running wire over the blank button fillers on the left under the power window lock and alarm light and mounting a switch there.
I don't mind DRL and I love the auto on feature. I used to leave the lights on in my Toyota Cressida all the time. With the switch I don't have to shine my lights in to peoples' windows at night and I can loose people chasing me on dark roads.

PS. Does anyone know what those blanks are for other than us hackers adding switches?

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ECelica Staff

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South Jersey
Jul 25, 8:27pm - #30942 
Those blanks are exactly what you said they are for ... switches of some kind... toyota probably used them for something otherwise they wouldn't be there.

I used the "one-wire" method for the DRLs and it's fine... works like a charm. I have no auto-on feature but that's fine with me ... I always thought that feature was annoying and you'd have to be a total idiot and lazy-ass to not work your own lights.

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