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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by gatlin69, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. Feb 6, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    gatlin69

    gatlin69 [OP] Retired?

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    Anyone used their cigarette lighter for long term power needs. In the manual (yeah I actually read it) it says not to use it .
     
  2. Feb 6, 2011 at 8:48 AM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    Why not use it just make sure the truck is running..?
     
  3. Feb 6, 2011 at 8:55 AM
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    DEEVON911

    DEEVON911 Semi-Pro

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    I have things in both holes! (thats what she said) Anyway, I have my GPS plugged into my cigarette lighter and my Sat radio in my 12v outlet. Don't know why it would say that.
     
  4. Feb 6, 2011 at 9:00 AM
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    gatlin69

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    I guess the worst thing that could happen is it could catch on fire....:D

    Thanks for info.
     
  5. Feb 6, 2011 at 10:01 AM
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    DEEVON911

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    LOL, ouch I hope not! Maybe they mean the lighter itself? Not to keep heating it up? That could cause a problem.
     
  6. Feb 6, 2011 at 10:22 AM
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    maju

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    I drove 22 hours (stopping for gas pf course) with myGPS pluggeddin to the cig lighter outlet no issues.

    Left the GPS power adapter plugged in for about four days (gps not attached) no issues.
     
  7. Feb 6, 2011 at 10:29 AM
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    joerussell610

    joerussell610 When all else fails read the directions

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    i have a small little flashlight plugged into it for years with no issues... Oh shit! Truck is burnt to the ground while typing. ok dont use it.

    100711_tacoma_i5_fire_2.jpg
     
  8. Feb 6, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    gatlin69

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    Hey That sure looks like a Ford to me....lol
     
  9. Feb 6, 2011 at 11:33 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    My GPS is plugged in it all the time.

    it power downs when the truck is off, so no problems
     
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