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For those of you who have used the Porsche manufactured battery maintainer that plugs into the lighter socket:

The wire from the charger to the lighter plug is a smaller diameter that the wire from the charger to the power source. Because of this, it appears that it would be better to leave the charger outside the car and run the smaller diameter wiring into car via bottom edge of door.

What's your advice?

By the way, one post on this subject noted a notch/indentation in the rubber weather strip along the door bottom to accommodate the charger's wire, but I see no such thing on my '05 997 driver's door. Any comments?

Thanks

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I have the main unit external to the car on my 987 Boxster. I placed the cable so that is exits the door jamb just above the door at the bottom of the glass section. I dont think the cable is thick enough to cause a permanent indentation in the door seal.

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