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Old 05-09-2010, 04:26 AM
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In the past I tired myself from running out of battery juice on my devices such as cameras and camcorders. So I purchased a 3000 watt inverter which I installed under the rear right passenger's seat and problem solved. Not so quick; I found out that every time I had the need to plug in a device I had to stop the vehicle, stepped out, went around to the rear passenger's side and lifted the seat to find the switch and turn on the inverter then finally plugged in my device. Too much work I told myself and thought of a better way to turn on and off my inverter and plug in my devices from the driver's seat.

So, I ran a 10 gage red wire from the battery to a 30Amp fuse then to a kill switch in the middle of the front console. Then from the switch to a relay switch close to the inverter, then to the positives side of the inverter then ran the black (negative) back straight to the battery. Next, I plugged in a 12 gage extension cord to the inverter and ran it to 2 receptacles which I installed in the middle of the front console.

Not a professional in diagrams as you can see but at least I try.











 

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That's frikkin cool man.
Nice job
 
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interesting
 
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Haven't you had that for a while?
 
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Old 05-09-2010, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by rednoved View Post
Haven't you had that for a while?
Yes I've had it for a couple of years but never did a write up on it and recently, I've been asked over and over again about it by other fellows who haven't seen it b4.

I edited the beginning of my statement from "recently" to "in the past", Sorry for confusing you and for any other inconveniences it may have caused you; if it bothers you to have the thread up, I'll be happy to ask one of the mods to delete the thread. (Saying it nicely)
 

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The plug receptical insall looks really good. You dremel it?
 
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Old 05-09-2010, 05:48 PM
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Originally Posted by wes1333 View Post
The plug receptical insall looks really good. You dremel it?
Yes Sir, I used a dremel to make the rough cut then a file and sand paper for the finish product.
 
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Originally Posted by OGTerror View Post
I edited the beginning of my statement from "recently" to "in the past", Sorry for confusing you and for any other inconveniences it may have caused you; if it bothers you to have the thread up, I'll be happy ask one of the mods to delete the thread. (Saying it nicely)
Wow. PMS much?

You made the thread seem like it was something new, which is why I asked a question. I've seen this mod previously from your other posts, so I was just wondering if it was something different. It's not really anything to get your panties in a bunch over. (Saying it nicely)
 
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Originally Posted by rednoved View Post
Wow. PMS much?

You made the thread seem like it was something new, which is why I asked a question. I've seen this mod previously from your other posts, so I was just wondering if it was something different. It's not really anything for me to get my panties in a bunch over. (Saying it nicely)
Fixed
 
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Looks good, but I think it'd look better if you upgraded to a different colored receptacle in the dash.
 
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Originally Posted by Zaairman View Post
Looks good, but I think it'd look better if you upgraded to a different colored receptacle in the dash.
Yeah I know what ya mean but the receptacles are grey in color same as the air conditioning vents. I thought black would make it stand out way too much. I'm almost done with my other mod and I'll take a pic of both the AC window covers and the receptacles see if you can see the colors and how they match with the 2 tone of grey.
 
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Originally Posted by OGTerror View Post





Fixed
 
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Great idea. Install looks really good. Nicely done.
 
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Not a fan of it, cool idea though.
 
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Good write-up Leo! I was wondering how you did that... Just not sure I could cut into my dash.. I've been wanting to put switches in, but having a hard to time thinking about cutting in
 

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