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I'm wanting to add a cigarette socket under the dash to for my GPS to hide the wires and really dont want to run a in-line fuse to the fuse box under the hood. What is the easiest way of doing this? Is is okay is I splice into the existing factory cigarette lighter socket? I've never done this before and would like some advise.
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If you direct-wire, you don't need to run it to your fuse box under the hood. You can direct-wire it by using the existing lighter, and tap into it. I tapped into the trailer brake controller for my radar detector hardwire. It was easier to get to. It was difficult finding a keyed +12V. This is my first vehicle that didn't have a fuse box inside the cab. Odd.
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