Vette(s): 1979 L-82, 3 spd auto, car was originally Lt. Beige currently painted Sportsman Red, Doeskin leather interior, 103,000 miles......
So I have no lighter in the Rookmobile and never really cared or needed one. Like anyone is going to smoke in my vette.
But lately I have had the urge to have a power source for my cell or iPod....so here's my question. Has anyone tried to convert their lighter to a 12V power outlet? Will it fit? Is there anything special I need to know? I see aftermarket ones on the eBay designated for boats and RVs, will something like that even work?
I removed the lighter from it's original location so that I could install a push button start under the tray(works great). Now I need something to plug my cell phone/mp3 players into during long trips. I was just going to put the 12 v outlet in with the battery or in the other compartment. I just saw the various outlets available at autozone
Dave C..........My mantra: I can not be bought!! Long and short term leases available.
In the words of Zora Arkus-Duntov "Is your seat belt fastened? Alright, Let's go"
Vette(s): #1-1974 L-48 4spd Cp Med Red Metallic/Black deluxe int w/AC/tilt/tele./p/w-p/b/
Am-Fm/map light National/Regional/Chapter NCRS "Top Flight"
#2-1985 Bright Red/Carmine Cp.L-98/auto
Member: NCRS, NCRS Texas, Corvette Legends of Texas
Uh...Dan...? The lighter socket IS a 12v power supply. You can use it for anything that will plug into it, like a radar defector, ect. They also make adapters for lighter sockets to use for USB ports. Unless I misunderstood your question....
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