I've thought of mounting a cigarette lighter to the bottom of the ashtray. Then
could just flip the lid up and plug in a cell phone or radar detector or
Anyone tried this approach? Thoughts from anybody?
75 TR6 CF37325U
75 TR6 CF38690UO
Peter Mchugh wrote:
> I mounted a Pep boys lighter socket in the right side of the dash
> support down near the trans tunnel. A bit cuts the aluminum easily
> and the location is easy to wire. Both the portable CBs and the cell
> phone work fine from that location.
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> Subject: Re: Cigarette ligher adapter
> Author: firstname.lastname@example.org at Internet
> Date: 1/19/98 5:57 AM
> If you're not looking for stock, your local discount auto parts store will
> one (Pep Boys, Autozone, Super Trak, etc.). Your bigger problem is where
> and how to mount it as the spongy crash pads don't make for a very stable
> platform. My project car has one that appears to be stock but I think it's
> smaller than the normal lighter. I think, because I haven't been in the driver
> compartment for a while and all the parts I take off that I have nowhere to
> store go in there. I'll look for you if you want, just holler back.
> On 01/19/98 12:38 AM Jeff Nathanson said...
> > I'd like to installed a cigarette ligher adapter for my phone
> > and CD power for my '72 TR6. Please forgive my non-originality,
> > but I feel a bit safer knowing that I could call someone
> > should the need arise. Does anyone know of such a part and where
> > can purchase it?
> > Thanks,
> > Jeff N.