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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old Oct 3rd, 2010, 12:55 pm Thread Starter
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Aux power for charging iPhone and MP3

Would like to mount aux power plug in for iPhone and MP3 players on my GT so I can charge them while on the road. Any suggestions? Thinking about drilling and mounting in front of glove box so easy to plug in and put away. Thoughts?
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Would like to mount aux power plug in for iPhone and MP3 players on my GT so I can charge them while on the road. Any suggestions? Thinking about drilling and mounting in front of glove box so easy to plug in and put away. Thoughts?
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Thanks Matt thats exactly where I want it. Did you take off the side covers to get in there or take to entire front black section off?

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Good question. The previous owner installed it, so I'm not sure.

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I did that by taking off one side cover. No need to take the black front section off, as there is plenty of room to plan the hole and run the wire. Good Luck

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Thanks, I'll give it a shot........

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Thanks guys, it works great. Took it on a 1300 mile test ride.

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I just plug mine in to a 110v AC charger and let it sit on the kitchen counter. Then go ride.

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I just plug mine in to a 110v AC charger and let it sit on the kitchen counter. Then go ride.
But what if your ride is longer than your battery life?

I hooked my iPhone cable to the factory GPS plug, then tucked the rest of the wires under the body panels. No cutting or drilling required, and it stays charged no matter how many tanks of fuel I burn through.

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To clarify, I plug it in, THEN go for a ride.

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