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Fuse Block location for 2 auxillary power outlets

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TAC1, May 23, 2012.

  1. May 23, 2012 at 6:26 PM

    TAC1 [OP] Well-Known Member

    May 13, 2011
    First Name:
    Petros "Peter" AGE: 44
    Miami, Florida
    DCSB 4.0 Auto PreRunn
    FRONT: OEM PreRunner coils, 5100's @ .85, MaxTrac Spindles, 1/4" Taco lean spacer. ground to fender base: LF & RF: 40"'s hub to fender base::::: LF & RF: 25"'s REAR: 2012 OEM 3/1 leafs, Wheelers 3 leaf AAL, 2" Tapered steel block. Bilstein F4-BE5-B110-T5 ground to fender base: LR & RR: 41"'s hub to fender base::::: LR & RR: 26"'s All mud flaps trimmed 4"'s shorter.
    Hello Forum,

    I'm sorry if I did not explain myself correctly on the previous post but I want to add 2 auxillary power outlets like the one pictured here: (photo courtesy of Pep Boys website)


    I want to install 2 of these on the rear plastic panel behind the center console of my 2008 Prerunner Double Cab.

    I used a test light to check the empty slots in the interior fuse block under the dash to the left of the steering column. I noticed that there is power geting to one of the empty slots. Even though the original 2 front outlets have been modded to have power ALL THE TIME, it's OK with me to just have power to the 2 that I am adding ONLY WHEN THE KEY IS ON. But, is it safe for me to use this power source? I plan to use an add-a-fuse wire kit in that slot. refer to pic below: (photo courtesy of Janster from this forum)


    Or, can I use an add-a-fuse in the existing cigarette lighter slot & install 2 15 amp fuses there? Will this overload that slot? This way all four outlets will be hot. Excuse me if some of this sounds dumb but I have very limited electrical knowledge.

    I plan to do this this Sunday so any help you can provide will be greatly appreciated.:)

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