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Old 03-26-2006
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12V outlet installed

I installed a 12V outlet in the bed of truck from wal-mart for 11 bucks. Had to buy a inline fuse and fuses (15A) fuses for 4 or 5 bucks. The outlet is waterproof I think to, nice seals and on cover and back of wires. Putting it in cause of beliner was a challenge, but with the help of a mini air digrinder from harbor freight for 7.50 I got it done. I first took off light and bedliner screw for driver back so I could get in there. Then I found and fixed some getto rigged tow harnessing. (guy before me use a alligator clip to attach one wire to another!) Then I grinded for a while and test fit the outlet every now and then. Bit gave out and so I test fitted and barely fit! Then put rust protectant stopper junk on and installed the outlet, it had a locking thing built in so once its on its on for good(unless you break it off!) The ran wire through frame and attached inline fuse just before the the power supply bracket. Oh I hooked the ground behind light on truck frame. So I reinstalled light and liner tested with cellphone charger and it worked. Just a lil cool, convienent mod I thought I would share. Here are pics

Cant get smaller on website so here is a link:http://photobucket.com/albums/j237/pushdeck/?sc=5

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Sorry for the huge pics
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Whoa, you should probly resize them pics man. Cool mod, i want to do it one day..
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it makes you log in so we cant see your link to the photos...
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I used the same kit with a 30Amp fuse. Drilling out the hole is a pain, but other than that it is quite worth it. I have my white LED light bar for my truck cap plugged into my outlet :)
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Pics no worky.......
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Oh, sorry, should see now
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