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Old 03-09-2009, 09:57 AM   #1
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Is this supposed to be there? (pics, extra outlet)

I've got an extra power outlet on the passenger side of the center console, up near the cup holder.

I got the car used, obviously, a couple years ago. I'd actually noticed the cap a while ago but never really bothered to play around with it until this weekend. I figured it looked about the right size and for the first time I had two things I needed to plug in so I put one of 'em in there and sure enough, it worked.

Definitely a handy thing to have, but for some reason it just doesn't quite feel like it's supposed to be there. Am I wrong?




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it's svt...it's standard there
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Seriously? Huh...just seems like an odd place for one.

Thanks!

Is it an SVT exclusive, then? Never heard it mentioned in the comparison topics.
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Yep. That comes with the SVT center console.

It's on the same circuit as the one near the radio. I think it's rated for 20amps though so you should be good.
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yep just a nifty little standard feature all us SVTs have it, great for electronics!!! lol
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I never used mine so I filled it in when I glassed and smoothed my console awhile back.
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I have a power outlet plugged into mine and then routed and mounted under the passenger seat so I can charge my laptop in my car. Very handy!
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I don't like things plugged into that outlet sometimes ... because my passengers tend to kick what ever is in that plug. So yes I agree with weird location Ford chose.

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I have a power outlet plugged into mine and then routed and mounted under the passenger seat so I can charge my laptop in my car. Very handy!
Really? I found this extra one in the back of my center console. I must be really lucky then?



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I never used mine so I filled it in when I glassed and smoothed my console awhile back.
I'd like to see how that turned out.
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^^ Seriously? You FOUND that there? That's really cool. Nice install, whoever did it.

But, yeah, the SVT's auxilliary powerpoint IS in an awkward place (with regard to the passenger's legs, at least).
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