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Looking at parts it might be feasible to install the 110v outlet on the back of the center console. Any thoughts, options?
 

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A lot of times is the wiring not already there from factory ? Perhaps you only need buy the hardware and cut out the hole to install ? Our 110 volt outlet is already there. Perhaps there might be an issue with the lack of a power inverter/converter not being installed ?
 

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I want to have for for charging toys. But I don't want to rip up the console trying to find out if the wiring is already there. Anyone removed that console...yet?
 

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Have you tried calling up the dealership? Guys in the parts department have access to the sort of information found in the service manual, if you ask them the right questions the might tell you. Give it a try and let us know.


Plus they're always looking for an excuse to be on the phone :D
 

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There is no reason you can't install an inverter that would take care of small electronics.

First you can use the power port, aftermarket makers sell inverters that plug right into the power port, these should run small items maybe even a drill.

Or you can run a wire right from the battery to an inverter, but with this type you take the chance of running down your battery because it will invert power without the car running.

I would recommend installing an inverter that can only be used when the car is running, there is less chance of you becoming stranded with a dead battery.

http://www.dcacpowerinverters.com/12_volt_power_inverters.html
 

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There is no reason you can't install an inverter that would take care of small electronics.

First you can use the power port, aftermarket makers sell inverters that plug right into the power port, these should run small items maybe even a drill.

Or you can run a wire right from the battery to an inverter, but with this type you take the chance of running down your battery because it will invert power without the car running.

I would recommend installing an inverter that can only be used when the car is running, there is less chance of you becoming stranded with a dead battery.

http://www.dcacpowerinverters.com/12_volt_power_inverters.html

That's what I did. Right in the driver side pocket of the rear quarter. The factory one is limited to 150 watts basically limited to a laptop power supply or battery charger. I wanted something that could run a coffee maker, a power tool.

Cobra Inverters are awesome.

http://www.cobra.com/products/power-inverters
 

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I keep a jumper battery plugged into my 110 outlet, I keep it on hand if I run across someone that can't get their car started.

In my younger years I would have repaired their cars, but those days are over.
 
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