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Old 03-04-2006, 01:51 PM   #1
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What The Heck Is This?

I have had our rig for 10 or more years and have never figured out what this thing is. It is the round circle beside the glow plug button. It is about the size of a silver dollar and has an inner circle the size of a quarter with a hole in the center. Anybody know what this is???
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:51 PM   #2
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please don't touch that hole!!!!

zzzzzzap! sorry too late..........

just some ideas...

near the stereo......headphone jack?

do you have a glow bulb for the step/vacumn line...on the other side of dash?

pencil sharpener?

opening for a temperature probe....."is the turkey done yet honey?"

cheeze whiz dispenser......

really small beer tap?

lawrence welk style bubble sprayer......"thangkyuuuuuu for tuneing in"

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Just a guess but it could be a button for injecting starting fluid in cold weather,some semi's and heavy equiptment have it, just a guess,,,,,, Where is the prize !!!!! you are a millionaire, aren't you ?
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:38 PM   #4
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I had a mystery toggle switch in about the same spot. I checked the back of the switch and found it didn't go anywhere. So I used it for my backup camera when I installed it.
So the question is ... have you taken your dash apart lately? Take a look, you may figure it out that way.
My vote goes for the really small beer tap.
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Old 03-04-2006, 03:39 PM   #5
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a small electric shork

"Just a guess but it could be a button for injecting starting fluid in cold weather,some semi's and heavy equiptment have it, just a guess,,,,,,"

No, It IS the nozzle that sprays starting fluid ON to the driver.
I think the choices for starting fluids were Black coffee, Hair-O-the dog, and/or a small electric shock.

I think?

2air, U just crack me up!

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Jim, its a glow plug indicator. While depressing the glow plug switch, these indicators would luminate during the heating process. Yours looks like the little coil inside is gone, but doesn't effect your glow plug circuit. I think you can still find them at heavy commercial truck suppliers. Jeff
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Jim, its a glow plug indicator. While depressing the glow plug switch, these indicators would luminate during the heating process. Yours looks like the little coil inside is gone, but doesn't effect your glow plug circuit. I think you can still find them at heavy commercial truck suppliers. Jeff
I had thought of that but there is already a glow plug lamp in the dash. Could there have been two?

I did like the other answers better. Small beer tap, coffee spraying on driver to wake him up, Lawrence Welk bubble sprayer, ect.
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No no, wait, I got it!

It's where you plug in your nasal canual for oxygen assist during high altitude drivin.

I gota stop using the bug spray in the rig…

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How about a mount for a hand throttle?
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People who Drink and Drive get those installed. You take a straw insert it into the hole.............
What do you know about the PO?
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overlander63 that was my thought also, hand throttle for warm up.
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thats the inductive relay that you plug into and it takes you to another dimension where all RV's are aluminum.
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thats the inductive relay that you plug into and it takes you to another dimension where all RV's are aluminum.
I want one!
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