Ultimate Milspec Motorsports iPhone Charging Cable: DIY Tutorial

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  • Iphone Cord: 1 unit, 1 meter in length
  • DR25 Raychem: 1/4″ diameter, 4 feet long (cut at 104cm)
  • Raychem SCL:
    • 1/2″ diameter, 1-inch length (for USB)
    • 3/8″ diameter, 1-inch length (for Lightning)
  • Raychem ATUN: 1 unit, 1-inch length (optional)
  • Label: 12mm width, 1-inch length
  • Clear Shrink Tubing: 3/8″ diameter, 1-inch length
  • Alcohol: As needed



  1. Begin by cutting the Raychem Dr25 cable at a length of 103 centimeters.
  2. Slide the Raychem Dr25 over the Lightning connector end and push it down towards the USB end.
  3. Now, recover the heat shrink around the cable.
  4. Cut a 1/2-inch section of SCL tubing, about 1 inch in length.
  5. Slide the SCL tubing onto the USB side of the cable and shrink it down.
  6. Create your label and use heat to shrink it onto the cable.
  7. Protect your label by covering it with clear glue-lined shrink tubing.
  8. Cut a 5/8-inch section of SCL tubing, about 1 inch long, and shrink it onto the Lightning connector end.
  9. Your Milspec Motorsports iPhone charging cable is ready to use. Enjoy!