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dirkbalter

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Auxiliary Power Connection
« on: September 22, 2021, 03:24:58 »
A quick question for the experts. It the cap for the auxiliary power connector supposed to be painted (black) or unpainted as shown?
Thank you much.
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2021, 04:07:44 »
Mine is satin black (original)
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2021, 06:01:05 »
Originally - black. By the way, this part is available new from the dealers, or was available fairly recently.
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2021, 16:52:31 »
Thanks guys. I thought it should be black but wasn’t sure any more since mine doesn’t show any signs of paint.
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2021, 09:35:11 »
Dirk where is the auxiliary power located?

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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2021, 09:40:57 »
Right next to fuse box, a bit to the center of the car, an inch or so...
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2021, 09:51:44 »
Thanks Dirk I'll put that in my memory bank for when I begin re-assembling my car one day :)
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2021, 14:14:40 »
So what is this actually used for?  What type of plug fits into that?
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2021, 15:00:36 »
It’s for a light you can plug in. (When you break down at Night)
I don’t have one yet but there are photos here on the forum.
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Re: Auxiliary Power Connection
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2021, 17:12:32 »
Try to use the search function. Put in Kaco lamp, trouble light, trouble light socket or alike. Have in parenthesis.
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