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    I'm new to making mods on my truck so bear with me. I am wanting to make permanent 120 power source on my 2011 Silverado LT. I have seen the adapters that you can plug to your 12V source, but I would rather it be somewhere on my dash. Does anyone have any suggestions on which one I should buy, and where/how to install it?
    West Texas, 2011 Silverado LT Z71, 2007 GMC Acadia SLT

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    how much power are you looking at needing? For or more permenent install look at RV Inverters...

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    I am in construction and use my truck as an office, which requires me to have a way to power my laptop, printer/scanner and a place to charge batteries and i have use TrippLite converters for several years with great luck and believe it or not but i was able to get the best price on Amazon. Installation is pretty easy, a positive and a negative to the battery is pretty much all you need. I even put a power strip under my passenger seat for things i use all the time as outlets on converters are limited.



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    So you are looking at a 1200 watt inverter? Where do you want to mount it?
    08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X

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