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Old 08-20-2006, 03:24 PM   #1
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can i / where to get factory switch for aftermarket fog lights? and exhaust tip q.

I found my Yaris S, but not exactly to my liking, so I have to add fog lights aftermarket, and a stainless steel exhaust tip. Ouestions: is it possible and where can I get a factory switch for aftermarket fog lights? I want it to 'match' my car, otherwise I feel it looks tacky. If possible, is the factory switch gonna work with my aftermarket fog lights, or do I have to buy toyota fog lights to work with the switch (which I don't think you can just 'buy').

Next... for the exhaust tip, do I just buy the tip and go to my local muffler shop to get it welded or what? Thx
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Old 08-20-2006, 03:44 PM   #2
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You can try to adapt something from another toyota vehicle.. but i'm pretty sure most fog light controls are included on the regular lighting stem
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Old 08-20-2006, 08:21 PM   #3
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I don't know about the switch, but you can get an exhaust tip from this board sponsor: http://www.trdsparks.com/


It doesn't need to be welded, you just tighten one bolt.

Here's how it looks on my liftback:

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Old 08-21-2006, 12:03 AM   #4
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Thx 4 the link Violin!! Umm.. can a gal like me tighten the bolt? And I know the name is *stainless* steel, but will it turn brownish after awhile?

Also.. anyone got news on the fog light switch?
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Old 08-21-2006, 05:45 AM   #5
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It couldn't be much easier to install.
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Old 08-21-2006, 07:33 AM   #6
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Just wonderning what is this self-adhesive chrome on your trunk? BTW, it doesn't look really good...
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Old 08-21-2006, 09:41 AM   #7
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To each his own. It's part of the styling package "D" for the Japanese Vitz. I like it.
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Old 08-21-2006, 11:33 AM   #8
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It would look cool painted black along with the toyota badge, no?
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Old 08-21-2006, 12:18 PM   #9
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It would look cool painted black along with the toyota badge, no?
Did you say painted Toyota badge?............are you spying on me again?......................................
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Old 08-21-2006, 11:40 PM   #10
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you are a sneaky one chris... so not to chane topic or anything but how is the smoked tail situation coming along. you kinda left us hanging in the other thread...
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Old 08-21-2006, 11:57 PM   #11
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Did you say painted Toyota badge?............are you spying on me again?......................................
Oh good! Do it first because I was about to use some Krylon spray paint on that thing, and a little bird on my shoulder told me that was completely idiotic... even with clear coat.
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Old 08-22-2006, 03:42 AM   #12
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I found my Yaris S, but not exactly to my liking, so I have to add fog lights aftermarket, and a stainless steel exhaust tip. Ouestions: is it possible and where can I get a factory switch for aftermarket fog lights? I want it to 'match' my car, otherwise I feel it looks tacky. If possible, is the factory switch gonna work with my aftermarket fog lights, or do I have to buy toyota fog lights to work with the switch (which I don't think you can just 'buy').

Next... for the exhaust tip, do I just buy the tip and go to my local muffler shop to get it welded or what? Thx


Hi with most exhaust tips...u DO NOT weld it on.....it simply has 3 - 4 screws. You just need a screw driver, attach the exhaust tip and screw it tight!! (dont think dirty now :P)



I baught an oval exhaust tip.....ill post pics when it arrives...
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Old 08-22-2006, 05:58 AM   #13
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The tip from Toyota just has a pipe clamp built into it. Tighten one bolt and you're done.
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Old 08-22-2006, 09:22 AM   #14
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you are a sneaky one chris... so not to chane topic or anything but how is the smoked tail situation coming along. you kinda left us hanging in the other thread...
May not turn out to be so "DIY-ish" afterall, but Ill post the results when finished.
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:14 AM   #15
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May not turn out to be so "DIY-ish" afterall, but Ill post the results when finished.
Fair enough... if you're getting them sprayed then I guess a DIY would make no sense anyway! Can't wait for pictures, though.
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Old 08-26-2006, 06:49 PM   #16
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OH MY GOSH I might go insane.. I went to trdsparks.com to order my tip, the oval one, but it won't fit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am a woman after all, am I missing something? They're not open til Monday..........I can't wait for an answer
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Old 08-26-2006, 06:55 PM   #17
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OH MY GOSH I might go insane.. I went to trdsparks.com to order my tip, the oval one, but it won't fit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am a woman after all, am I missing something? They're not open til Monday..........I can't wait for an answer
You are not the first to get sent the wrong tip from Ken@Sparks.

Search, and you will find a thread where it happened to a few members, and Ken had one sent out ASAP, and the wrong one shipped back...

Fear not, Ken will correct the problem.
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Old 08-26-2006, 07:04 PM   #18
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Yes!!! Wierd, it was that Ken guy that emailed me.. he was nice, I am hopeful he'll fix it.. too bad I have to wait again....... but THANKS!! I feel a little better.
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