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Old 08-24-2015, 04:30 PM   #1
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12v outlet

I have a 2008 Fleetwood Southwind and would like to install a 12v outlet under the dinette. Any ideas?

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Old 08-24-2015, 05:14 PM   #2
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How heavy a load are you planning for the 12v outlet?
Are you thinking of placing it in the outside wall , or would in the base of the seating area be ok?

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Check to see what type of 12 volt power supply you have to this area. If it is large enough (wire gauge & fused) you may be able to tap off of this. If not you will have to find the closest 12 volt power lug and run a line off of it. Normally you can buy and outlet that has a fuse already in it.

I installed a dual outlet under the dash left side so I could run a small inverter and use the other for charging etc. On the firewall in front of the drivers seat there was a large 12 volt (+) lug that provided power to all of the dash. I simply took a heavy gauge 2 wire SO type cord and pulled it though an opening in the firewall. Connected the 12 volt outlet and secured it under the dash and then just put a wire terminal connector on the (+) and attached the (-) to the ground bar on the firewall.
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