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Sorry, but search fails me. The diameter of the 12V. power outlet is too large to hold my GPS plug. I'm sure someone has fixed this but I can't find the thread. Help?

Thanks, Todd
 

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Radio Shack.
 

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They sell a generic replacement..... fits right in. There IS a whole thread here somewhere.....
 

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Thanks Kestrel. You rock....

Does this just fit right in the existing opening?
 

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Another option available from Radio Shack is a 2 into 1 adapter that does fit snugly into the Lotus outlet and standard accessory plugs remain tight in. This does not require removal of the original outlet and lets yu use a GPS and radar detector at the same time. Sorry I don't have a picture, if you happen to make it to the rally, I'll show it to you....Dave
 

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The UK power socket has a slightly larger hole for the plugs which allows the US plugs to wiggle and not fit snugly.

The generic US power outlet replacement from RS will fit directly into the existing hole once you remove the existing socket.

You can also get a sleeve adapter that fits and makes the larger UK power outlet more snug like the US one without removing anything.
 

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Back when I connected my V1 via the power outlet, I found that I could modify the V1's plug to fit better - I unhooked one end of one of the metal contacts, so the end was resting outside the main connector body rather than tucked inside, and this increased the overall diameter enough for a snug fit.
 

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Anyone have pictures of the wires you tapped into for this mod? My multimeter is busted & I don't feel like driving back into town to buy one. Thanks.

Edit: I'm referring to those of you that added a 2nd outlet, not swapped out the original.
 

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Here it is, a tap off of the C2 fuse which is an ignition switched circuit.
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Anyone have pictures of the wires you tapped into for this mod? My multimeter is busted & I don't feel like driving back into town to buy one. Thanks.

Edit: I'm referring to those of you that added a 2nd outlet, not swapped out the original.
 

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