A flashlight is one of the most useful items you can add to your vehicle, but simply tossing one into the glovebox or center console isn’t always ideal. In those locations, it may end up rolling around and getting buried under other items you’ll have to rummage through. More importantly, you’ll have to remember to charge or replace its batteries periodically, otherwise Murphy’s Law says the batteries will be dead when you really need a light (ask us how we know). So, how can you guarantee you have a flashlight that’s always within arm’s reach and always fully charged? That’s the problem we set out to solve by installing a hardwired Maglite ML150LR in our 2022 4Runner project truck.
About the Maglite ML150LR Rechargeable LED Flashlight
Above: The Maglite ML150LR is available in gloss or matte finish, each with various wall/car/hardwire charging cable configurations. A shorter ML150LRS model is also available for those who prefer a more compact light.
If you grew up in the ’80s or ’90s, you’re probably familiar with the old D-cell and C-cell Maglite flashlights with incandescent bulbs. They were great for their time, but flashlight technology has come a long way since then. Thankfully, Maglite isn’t just resting on…