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jumper cable plug in grille?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by j1999t, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Mar 15, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    j1999t

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    i saw a post probably 6 months to a year ago that had a modification that allowed the owner of a 2nd gen tacoma to plug into the grille of his truck to use his jumper cables without popping the hood, i am looking into doing this modification.

    i have searched, and come up with zip, as per this post.

    any help will be greatly appreciated!

    justin
     
  2. Mar 15, 2011 at 10:55 PM
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    Its very easy to pop the hood.
     
  3. Mar 15, 2011 at 10:57 PM
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    yes, but id like an actual answer to my post
     
  4. Mar 15, 2011 at 11:00 PM
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    I have never seen that. Sorry man, good luck.
     
  5. Mar 15, 2011 at 11:04 PM
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    OZ-T

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    that reminds me of the Les Schwab trucks they have the same thing.

    I believe you can get jumper cables that plug into the same port as a winch.
     
  7. Mar 15, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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  8. Mar 15, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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  9. Mar 17, 2011 at 8:50 AM
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    Check the golf cart stores and floor cleaner companies they Jude them for charging then get some bulk cable from the store and a set of jumper cables the ends are pricey though
     
  10. Mar 17, 2011 at 8:52 AM
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    That's use them darn auto correct
     
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    It's a very useful thing to have. I put one on my truck when the batteries were relocated and the kill switch was installed.

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    The link to the Warn products above is what you want. Those plugs and wires will have the capacity needed to jump a truck and/or winch through. Last thing you want is wiring that's not up to the task.

    1/0 wire ties the batteries together and to the switch, plug, and electrical system on my truck. Since copper itself is the expensive part, I coughed up the extra little bit and got the coating designed for welders. I figure if it'll hold up to slag falling on it, it'll hold up to my use.
     
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    OZ-T, you're on a roll, this is the 3rd I've seen this week!! :D
     
  14. Mar 17, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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  15. Mar 19, 2011 at 9:42 PM
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    I have that on my 07 fount & rear. I use it for my winch & jumper cables. I use plugs from Napa Auto parts. https://www.napaonline.com/Catalog/CatalogItemDetail.aspx?R=NW_740235_0293961159 Plug part #740235 & plug cap part #740242 [​IMG] [​IMG]:D
     
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    I like your lower valence lights .
     
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