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Is there a plug and play way to get a cigarette lighter socket in the trunk of a 1800? What I'd like to find is something I can just plug in and route into the trunk. Have any of you ever seen a product like this offered?

If there is no off the shelf solution is there some other way to accomplish putting a cigarette lighter socket in the trunk.

The maximum current draw would be 1/2 amp or less. I want to use it for charging my cell phone.
 

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Is there a plug and play way to get a cigarette lighter socket in the trunk of a 1800? What I'd like to find is something I can just plug in and route into the trunk. Have any of you ever seen a product like this offered?

If there is no off the shelf solution is there some other way to accomplish putting a cigarette lighter socket in the trunk.

The maximum current draw would be 1/2 amp or less. I want to use it for charging my cell phone.
there is already a 12v plug under the black lid internal cover..
.. it's not switched
.. always hot

Dennis
 

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Why would you want to smoke cigarettes in your trunk?
 

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where? what is this black lid internal cover of which you speak?
I ran one into the cubby hole in the trunk, are you telling me there was one there?
inside the UPPER lid of the trunk..
between the black inner liner the pretty painted outer part..

about a dozen screws hold it on around the perimeter
(BE CAREFUL.. some screws are different lengths... don't put
a long one back where a short one came out or it will
go through the pretty painted upper part!)

There are two plugs under there.
12V "hot all the time"...
and a "spare" brake light plug if you want a lighted spoiler.

Dennis
 

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My preferance is an independant socket, velcro to side, with fuse and battery connection. Also use a "marine boat twist outlet". Installing in the lid, and riding, will bounce out plugged in item with road bumps. My experience.
 

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inside the UPPER lid of the trunk..
between the black inner liner the pretty painted outer part..

about a dozen screws hold it on around the perimeter
(BE CAREFUL.. some screws are different lengths... don't put
a long one back where a short one came out or it will
go through the pretty painted upper part!)

There are two plugs under there.
12V "hot all the time"...
and a "spare" brake light plug if you want a lighted spoiler.

Dennis
yup, be careful where you drill that hole through the black liner (don't ask) or look for a very short cigarette socket. I drilled mine about 1/4 to far right and had to put a 1/8" spacer between socket and lid to cover my error.
 

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just had inner lid out last week, actually i think there are about 20 screws holding the inner lid in place :22yikes:

inside the UPPER lid of the trunk..
between the black inner liner the pretty painted outer part..

about a dozen screws hold it on around the perimeter
(BE CAREFUL.. some screws are different lengths... don't put
a long one back where a short one came out or it will
go through the pretty painted upper part!)

There are two plugs under there.
12V "hot all the time"...
and a "spare" brake light plug if you want a lighted spoiler.

Dennis
 

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just had inner lid out last week, actually i think there are about 20 screws holding the inner lid in place :22yikes:
:thumbup:
it's been awhile since I had it off...
I just remembered there was a bunch....

Dennis
 
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