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Old 10-06-2013, 03:22 AM   #1
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Ok guys I have no use for a cigarette lighter, most of the time I have to charge my phone. And I'm about to get a radar detector, so I want to know if I can somehow make the cigarette lighter a powerpoint? Thanks guys
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...They do the exact same thing. Just plug it in, and you're fine.
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Wut?

Don't all trucks come with 2 ports?

Why not hardwire your radar detector and charge your phpne before hand/get another battery?
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Wut?

Don't all trucks come with 2 ports?

Why not hardwire your radar detector and charge your phpne before hand/get another battery?
They do... But apparently he didn't know that he could use the cigarette lighter as a powerpoint too...
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They do... But apparently he didn't know that he could use the cigarette lighter as a powerpoint too...
I tried it and it wouldn't work. Mabey it was just the thing I plugged in. Ill try something else later on today.
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I tried it and it wouldn't work. Mabey it was just the thing I plugged in. Ill try something else later on today.
You sure she works? I'm eventually going I turn my cig lighter into my push button to start my truck. So no one can steal it and it will be cool. Lol

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You sure she works? I'm eventually going I turn my cig lighter into my push button to start my truck. So no one can steal it and it will be cool. Lol
Hell yeah that would be badass. You should make a how to when you do.
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I tried it and it wouldn't work. Mabey it was just the thing I plugged in. Ill try something else later on today.
You check the fuse? Could have blown.
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What everyone else said. I have mine switched.
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