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Old 05-22-2006, 11:45 AM   #11
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You can tap into it to power something else w/o using the same gauge wire. You will want to use wire that is the right size for the accessory you plan on using.
yes i do know that, but i dont want to draw too many amps if that cig lighter wire is only 20 gauge
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Ok..what are you planning on adding on. Maybe that way if we know what your usage is we can suggest better places to get the power/amps you need.
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Sorry I never got back to you, I don't know where my wire strippers are.

I tapped into the rear cigarrette lighter to power another cigarette lighter plug that powered an iPod charger, and I don't have any problems.
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the things i want to power are in my very first post

i also purchased an inline fuse holder the other day, along with some 10 amp fuses

20 ga is 11 amp max. so maybe i would be fine if i have a 10amp fuse to protect it
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the things i want to power are in my very first post

i also purchased an inline fuse holder the other day, along with some 10 amp fuses

20 ga is 11 amp max. so maybe i would be fine if i have a 10amp fuse to protect it
or just run fresh wire directly from the battery
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