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Old 03-29-2010, 07:53 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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New Power Inverter

I installed a power inverter under my rear seat yesterday....and yes I can run a table saw off of it. Couldn't find braided wire in a big enough gauge so I used 12-2 Romex residential wiring and it worked like a charm. I'll try to get some pics up.
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:01 AM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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Nice. I had one sittin on my shelf I found at home. Wouldn't hurt to wire it in under my passenger seat or something hidden jsut in case. I could find many uses for it if I had it. I don't think I can run a table saw though, cell phone charger at least haha. I know it use to run the TV and VCR back in my race van when I was on the road haha. Deff get some pics up though1
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:05 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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Yeah its mainly there for leisure purposes laptops etc and when we go to races..but I think itll def come in handy on a worksite.
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150gph Raptor Fuel Pump
Debadged and Blacked Out
4" Superlift Dual Front Shocks
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1200W 10" Sony Xplod Shallow Mount
2000W Power Inverter
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:11 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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I have a 1200 watt inverter...I thought it was overkill....but maybe I will install
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:11 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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1200W 10" Sony Xplod Shallow Mount
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:17 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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Yea mines much smaller than that. radio shack special haha. I know it puts out some power though. Has 2 plug inputs. I like that its small to hide. Same thing though. Just making sure laptop has power on trips or anything like that. Air mattress for camping. Blow up doll ya neve rknow haha.
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:35 AM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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Lemme know how it goes. I'm on my 4th one and they keep failing after a while. I'd like to find a brand that keeps working!
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:16 AM   eBay Motors  #8 (permalink)
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I hope mine doesn't fail but it's a harbor freight special so ya never know...
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DDP 50hp Injectors
150gph Raptor Fuel Pump
Debadged and Blacked Out
4" Superlift Dual Front Shocks
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4" Exhaust 5" Tip
1200W 10" Sony Xplod Shallow Mount
2000W Power Inverter
Tranny's Comin'
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:17 AM   eBay Motors  #9 (permalink)
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blow up doll hahaha
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Quadzilla S2 135HP
DDP 50hp Injectors
150gph Raptor Fuel Pump
Debadged and Blacked Out
4" Superlift Dual Front Shocks
35" Interco's on 20" Rockstars
4" Exhaust 5" Tip
1200W 10" Sony Xplod Shallow Mount
2000W Power Inverter
Tranny's Comin'
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:41 AM   eBay Motors  #10 (permalink)
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Might want to rethink the cable powering the inverter. At full load you are looking at 85 amps, twice that in a surge. I would be looking at a #2 cable to handle the surge load. I have an 1800/3000 watt inverter installed and it is cabled with 2/0 cable. Also you MUST have a fuse as close to the battery connection as possible. A short in a cable that size is a fire going to happen.
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