Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Maryland suburbs outside Washington D.C.
Bikes: '06 Specialized Roubiax Expert, '08 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp 29, Nishiki frame
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A little off topic....
I generally love my '09 RAV4, but one really annoying feature is that they built one of the cup holders DIRECTLY in front of the cigarette lighter....where, of course, I plug in my adapter to power my GPS unit and cell phone. The result...I frequently cause the adapter to lose power whenever I pull my coffee cup out of the holder and bump the end of the adapter.
So...does anyone know of a company that sells a very compact (i.e., short) cigarette lighter adapter. I've tried dozens of Google searches, but they only turn up units that are as tall or taller than the one I already own. I'm beginning to wonder if it's time to mod something up.
And yes, I could draw power directly off the wiring in the dashboard, but would rather leave my car in original condition (as much as possible).