Dash mounted range selector?

Discussion in 'Kenworth Forum' started by Irvin.O175, Nov 14, 2020.

  1. Irvin.O175

    Irvin.O175 Bobtail Member

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    Hey guys,
    So I’ve been contemplating the idea of mounting the hi and low range selector on the dash of my t-600, however I need help figuring out what kind of switch I need for such job. The transmission is a regular 10spd but haven’t had luck finding any info on how to do such thing. Any help guiding me is greatly appreciated
     
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  3. Dave1837

    Dave1837 Heavy Load Member

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    Going for the old school 15 speed feel? Lol. You could probably route the air lines through the dash, much like a PTO switch. Might be a bit of a hassle though
     
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  4. okiedokie

    okiedokie Road Train Member

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    Why do want to reach to the dash all the time? It would be setup just like an air actuated power divider. I drove one for awhile. It sucked.
     
  5. Dino soar

    Dino soar Road Train Member

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    Heck, I put my Jake brake on my shifter because I hate reaching up to the dash...
     
  6. pavrom

    pavrom Road Train Member

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    He is not looking for easy solution .
    Better have that switch in the sleeper bunk !
     
  7. Irvin.O175

    Irvin.O175 Bobtail Member

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    Yea kinda miss my old 15spd dump truck lol no I just like the clean look of a shifter with nothing on it that’s why
     
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  8. Irvin.O175

    Irvin.O175 Bobtail Member

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    You could say I don’t like easy lol
     
  9. Irvin.O175

    Irvin.O175 Bobtail Member

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    I kinda like the look and feel of a simple shifter however I’m indecisive as to going that route or mounting and old style pull/push style range selector
     
  10. LameMule

    LameMule Medium Load Member

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    Have you thought about hand controls? I hear they're all the rage among the disabled crowd. Hand operated throttle and brake.
    Just trying to throw out some ideas since your clearly way too bored while driving.
     
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