power outlet - MustangForums.com


2005-2009 S197 Appearance Section For all appearance mods to the 2005-2009 S197's
Sponsored by:
Sponsored by:

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-12-2010, 08:25 PM   #1  
LIKESITRIGHT
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
LIKESITRIGHT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: INDIANA
Posts: 134
Default power outlet

i replaced my power outlet with a push button start, and need to put another one in. wondered if any one has installed a extra one and where you put it. i have the one in the center console put it is a pita to use.
thanks
LIKESITRIGHT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2010, 10:31 PM   #2  
O'Connor
2nd Gear Member
 
O'Connor's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Elizabeth City, NC
Posts: 274
Default

don't have any suggestions but I am in the same boat... lol... I've got my XM plugged into the center console then I have the wire running under the center console (ran it underneath when I changed to the TCI Shifter) but wouldn't mind having a more convenient one... just in case
O'Connor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2010, 10:35 PM   #3  
staggolee
4th Gear Member
 
staggolee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Corona, CA
Posts: 1,579
Default

I've seen people wire trunk release switches into their glove-box, could you do the same with a push-button start?
staggolee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2010, 07:59 AM   #4  
Nuke
6th Gear Member
 
Nuke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: PA to KY ('07) to IL ('09) to MS ('10) to FL ('11)
Posts: 16,186
Default

Since you already have a power outlet in the center console, you could probably install an outlet somewhere on the exterior of the center console and rewire the existing cable to it. I'm at work and the Stang is home so I can't go take a quick look. I think the front passenger side, just beyond the shifter where a passengers left knee would be might work although I'm not sure what kind of clearance there is behind it.
Nuke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-13-2010, 08:48 PM   #5  
LIKESITRIGHT
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
LIKESITRIGHT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: INDIANA
Posts: 134
Default

thanks nuke, i will check it out.
staggolee, i did the trunk release too! but i dont think i want the starter button in the glove box.
LIKESITRIGHT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-14-2010, 02:21 PM   #6  
StickShifty
5th Gear Member
 
StickShifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 4,536
Default

i put an extra one in the center console, using the stock plug wiring to feed it. easy install, and it was about 9.99 at RadioShack
StickShifty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2010, 10:14 AM   #7  
157dB
Cut & Paste Expert
 
157dB's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: NW Arkansas
Posts: 13,322
Default

Put the OEM lighter socket back where it was,
ditch the push to start and convert
to the 'push the clutch pedal to start' mod...

Much nicer that the push to start button.
157dB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2010, 05:06 PM   #8  
LIKESITRIGHT
1st Gear Member
Thread Starter
 
LIKESITRIGHT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: INDIANA
Posts: 134
Default

157DB why would i want to do that ??? i like it !! and my son thinks its cool as hell!!
LIKESITRIGHT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2010, 01:49 AM   #9  
IndecisiveS197
2nd Gear Member
 
IndecisiveS197's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 214
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by 157db View Post
Put the OEM lighter socket back where it was,
ditch the push to start and convert
to the 'push the clutch pedal to start' mod...

Much nicer that the push to start button.
Wouldn't that make your car want to start every time you pressed the clutch?
IndecisiveS197 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rear Package Shelf jrrhd73must Classic Mustang General Discussion 2 10-02-2015 09:17 PM
What other parts should I be concerned about if my pinion bearing went bad? KingRando 2005-2014 Mustangs 5 10-02-2015 08:06 AM
I should've known better ChampInSD 5.0L GT S550 Tech 13 10-02-2015 04:55 AM
How to Replace Your Ford Mustang Power Door Lock Actuator MustangForums Editor General Tech 0 09-25-2015 06:58 PM


Tags
2005, cover, ford, mustang, outlet, power, rewire

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:36 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.