I do not know much about computer cars
I saw you had been waiting, so I'll throw what I can at you!
I answer the Jeep CJs with much confidence, and I usually get roped into repairing family and friends cars.
I know little about yours
I have seen many times that placing a Fully Charged Battery in a Computer Car will fix many issues, caused by a low or Dead Battery (Not Jumping, But actually taking the cables loose and either replacing the battery or recharging it, then installing it)
As far as a cigarette lighter, the EZist thing to do, would be run a wire off of your positive side of the battery (and maybe negative also, if you are not grounding to metal in your car). The Center Threaded portion of a Cig Lighter is the positive, the body is the negative.
I would NOT, just find any ole hot wire and tie into it! You car may not work correctly, or you might set it on fire!
I would use at least 16 gauge wire, 14 might be better. Insure you use a fuse in the positive wire. I would do this close to the battery, as you would want to protect from a short or over load (could set your car on fire if not installed, should something happen)I would NOT! Recommend a fuse larger than 15 AMP!
Without buying a fuse holder, one can be made with 2 insulated Female connectors and a '80s Style "larger square fuse". Then tape it up well after in the system.
Run your wires neatly and wire tie them on things that will not rub thru the insulation.'Cause I do not want my name associated with a crap-ily installed Job!
I will show you what I mean in a pic below, it is not real clear, this was showing a CJ 7 feller how to test his coil. The fuse part is what I want you to see!
Monday, January 31st, 2011 AT 5:46 AM