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Default Best car/wall charger all in one, high amp

So I want a fast charging car charger that is also a wall charger. I have read some threads on here stating the following:

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Unless the charger or the cable has the data lines shorted, the phone will only charge at USB rate (~500mA). Even if you have a 1A car charger, the best you will get is USB speed UNLESS you connect the data lines on the cable.
So how do get a cable that has the data lines shorted or what charger should I buy? Can I short the lines myself, I have a nice welding setup? I can get a $5 charger at walmart that does 500mah and has a cable (not to mention convenience).

If I can get faster charging somehow I wouldn't mind paying a little extra. This 1 amp per port, 2 port charger might be worth the trouble: http://www.gazaro.com/platinum-serie...ger-31106001bb

Finally I found a 2 amp incase single port charger at Best Buy for $40 but if our phone wont use the 2amps I don't want to waste the money as this one would not include the cable. http://www.jr.com/incase/pe/ICE_EC20035/

edit: found just the car charger 2 amp for $22 shipped: http://www.amazon.com/Incase-2-amp-C.../dp/B003IWJNJG

or ebay $7 shipped small 2amp: http://cgi.ebay.com/Apple-iPad-Mini-...#ht_2044wt_952

What's everyone's opinions on the matter?
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It looks like I just need to short the middle two pins D+ and D- but what is the best way to do this? On the cable itself or the car charger?

Also will I benefit from the 2 amp charger over the 1 amp?

edit: did some more reading motorola car chargers seem to be wired properly out of the box: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...0759739&sr=8-5
 
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It looks like I just need to short the middle two pins D+ and D- but what is the best way to do this? On the cable itself or the car charger?

Also will I benefit from the 2 amp charger over the 1 amp?

edit: did some more reading motorola car chargers seem to be wired properly out of the box: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...0759739&sr=8-5
I've been using that exact Motorola car charger on my Thunderbolt with great success. It charges extremely fast.
 
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I've been using that exact Motorola car charger on my Thunderbolt with great success. It charges extremely fast.
I might buy it just because it is so cheap. I'm in the market for a car charger and was going to buy the seidio one that claims 1000mA, but since this is so cheap and boats 950mA, I think I'll go ahead and grab it.

What does everyone else think?
 
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I was lucky enough to snag the actual Verizon one for $15. They were running 25% off and my employer bonus kicked in for another 15%.
 
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I got a free charger from Verizon when I bought my droid and it works fine with this phone.
 
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So far the Motorola fast charger from Amazon has worked flawlessly!

Sent from my rooted BAMF Thunderbolt!

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