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Old 09-30-2013, 10:39 AM
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AC outlet installed in the cab?

Have any of you put an inverter and outlet in your truck? I keep looking at the bag holder thinking I never use it and it would be a great place for a 110v outlet.
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:50 AM
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im looking at doing it as well considering i work out of my truck and it would be nice to charge tools and what not....
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I was surprised there wasn't a kit already made for it. Really the only thing a search pulled up was people swapping the ash tray from a 7.3 or putting a cb radio where the bag holder is. I thought an outlet would be handy.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:10 AM
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if anything could mount the inverter under a seat.. i think mine will go behind the rear seat...
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:14 AM
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It wouldnt be all that hard just would have to dismantle an inverter to install the plugs into the panel and then mount it behind the dash and run a wire to the battery and then to ground. Interesting idea i may consider this because im always using my inverter because i live at an apartment so they dont take kindly to you tapping into their power
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:28 AM
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It wouldnt be all that hard just would have to dismantle an inverter to install the plugs into the panel and then mount it behind the dash and run a wire to the battery and then to ground. Interesting idea i may consider this because im always using my inverter because i live at an apartment so they dont take kindly to you tapping into their power
Lol I see what you mean. I was thinking just cutting off the female end of a good gauge extension cord and plugging it into the inverter mounted under the seat. Then running that behind the dash and wiring up an outlet. Its not the best solution but I dont think code enforcement will know
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:46 AM
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Lol I see what you mean. I was thinking just cutting off the female end of a good gauge extension cord and plugging it into the inverter mounted under the seat. Then running that behind the dash and wiring up an outlet. Its not the best solution but I dont think code enforcement will know
Haha well that way works too. Way more to the point.
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:56 AM
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Or these would be great as well rather than dismantling the inverter and still have a flush mount plug
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Old 09-30-2013, 11:58 AM
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I think we may be onto something here. I like the look of those little guys
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Old 09-30-2013, 12:02 PM
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Looks like mcmaster has them cheaper McMaster-Carr and depending on where you are, i usually receive my stuff very next day which is nice, but the amazon one had free shipping
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