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Old 09-07-2008
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wiring a flash light charger?

so i just bought a rechargible streamlight. tring to figure out how to hard wire so that it only charges when the truck is running or the key is in the acc. possition.

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On my Sirius satellite radio I just took the 12v plug apart and hooked it up to the 12v switched behind the radio. Of course I had to fuse it also....
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Go in and tap into something that you can only turn on while the key is on.
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the 12v outlet is always on, and i think the lighter is as well. can i tap into the radio?? maybe something coming out of the fuse panel? fuse the charger end for sure.
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I have tapped into the radio power for my strobes.
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which wire is the power??
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I tapped into my amp..believe it or not. I just did that so that I can have power when the truck is off, i usually charge my flashlight at night after camping
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Black/yellow on the radio harness is 12V swicthed power. I used it last week for my tranny temp guage.
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what size wire is it? a streamlight wont melt its right? what size fuse?

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