Originally Posted by storkman
In a few weeks I'll be putting my Challenger away for the Winter and was wondering about where to hook up the battery tender. Can I hook it up to the connections under the hood where you would jump start it or do I have to hook it directly to the battery in the trunk? Thanks.
You can do something similar to what I do with the vehicles I have that I do
not drive regularly. I use a Battery Tender Jr. and it has an adapter to plug
into the cigarette lighter/power outlet. I use the outlet INSIDE the center
console, as it is not switched off (acc) and I run the small cord out the door
along the rear bottom, as the door seal is large enough that it does not pinch
I have a 120VAC outlet right there on the wall to plug the unit in to. It has
a multicolor status LED on the unit to show charging status and it will go
into trickle or float mod depending on the battery condition.
This has worked very well for me for years on multiple vehicles. When getting
ready to drive a vehicle, I open the door, remove the power plug from the
cigarette light/power socket, hang the plug on a hook on the wall, start the
car and drive off with a full battery charge ready to go.
Battery Tender Jr.