How do you put an electrical outlet in a car?

My family and I are driving our Honda minivan from Texas to New Orleans this summer. We’ve got the essentials all packed, but my wife and I are worried that the kids will get bored and restless without their Apple devices. Is there a way to make sure we don’t run out of power before we arrive? How would you go about putting an electrical outlet in a car?

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Answer provided by
Tara Malenfa
Answered on Jun 09, 2022
I hear you! No one wants to run out of battery on a long road trip, especially one that awesome. Make sure you grab a box of beignets from Cafe du Monde when you get there!
I also love that you’re planning ahead for extra power sources for your epic adventure.** Here’s how to put an electrical outlet in your car: **
  • First, check your car’s compatibility, Make sure that extra power won’t overload your outset or built-in electronic adapter.
  • Wire the outlet through the dashboard and connect directly to the car’s battery.
  • Or, install a power inverter. This will convert and increase the battery’s power to be strong enough to handle more electronics. You can find one of these on Amazon for about $30 depending on the size. Some drivers even use it to power up their laptops and a printer! #mobileoffice
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