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Upgrades and Aftermarket - 99 & up 7.3L Engine Upgrading or adding OEM or aftermarket equipment to your 1999-Up Super Duty or Excursion with 7.3L Power Stroke diesel engine. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 7.3L Power Stroke engine.

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Old 10-01-2009, 09:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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ford upfitter switches in a 2001?

just like thread states. can i install upfitter switches in a 2001 f250?
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I know almost nothing about automotive electronics, so take the following with a grain of salt:

They were optional in '05-up, so it's relatively easy to install them in those models. But for your older truck you would have to install them the same way you'd install any other switches. Yeah, it can be done if you're good with automotive wiring and electronics and relays and diodes and such. Just don't expect them to have the same functionality they have in '05-up trucks. And ignore the instruction sheet that comes with the kit. They would simply be 4 switches. Any relays or fuses or diodes you need to wire one of the switches to something would be up to you to provide.
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The only thing I would add, the '05 and up trucks have a place to put those switches as some of them came that way from the factory. The '04 and older trucks don't have the factory location and will require some cutting and fab-ing to make them fit on the dash.
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The only thing I would add, the '05 and up trucks have a place to put those switches as some of them came that way from the factory. The '04 and older trucks don't have the factory location and will require some cutting and fab-ing to make them fit on the dash.

thanks, that is what i was curious about
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