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Possible location for inverter inside cab.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by baildavc, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. Aug 2, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    baildavc

    baildavc [OP] TREADING LIGHTLY!

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    I need to put a power inverter inside the cab since I seem to constantly need to charge my laptop. However, I don't want to put it under the seat. I thought passenger side of the console with commercial velcro or to just screw it in. Anyways I have run out if ideas and need some help.

    Any ideas will be appreciated.:confused:
     
  2. Aug 2, 2009 at 7:56 PM
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    johnecon2001

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    Under the console, under the driver/passenger seats, behind the glove box.

    Lots of options out there.
     
  3. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    BeachBoy

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    I'd put it behind the center console, that's where I'm planning mine
     
  4. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    baildavc

    baildavc [OP] TREADING LIGHTLY!

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    Did you hard wire yours?
     
  5. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    If its for a laptop , try the small ones for the pwr port. I have a 600 watt one i'd like to put under the hood, then run a cord to the cab somehow.
     
  6. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:44 PM
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    DDD

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  7. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:19 AM
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    dlg636

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    I mounted a 1000 Watt inverter under the center counsel in the stock inverter location. I don't have any pics yet though. I made it stick out the back of the counsel so I have three outlets inside the truck and ran wires to the bed so I can still use the one in the bed. I also put in a lighted remote switch in the dash.
     
  8. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    JKD

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    If anyone has pictures of the stock inverter location, I would love to see them. It seems very likely that I could install the main body of my amateur radio in a space that is used for an inverter.
     
  9. Dec 20, 2011 at 5:22 PM
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    comajoe

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    got any pics now? what brand inverter?
     
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