Hook up query

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Hook up query

Post by 8etty 8ongo » Sun May 22, 2016 7:04 pm

hi, has anyone got the hook up anywhere on the van apart from the middle of a panel. Just thinking it might be better if it was somewhere a bit more discreet. Or perhaps I just need a better looking flap :)

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Re: Hook up query

Post by Joe_anne123 » Sun May 22, 2016 7:40 pm

Mine is under the bonnet. Not sure why but that's how the conversion company did it :)
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Re: Hook up query

Post by 8etty 8ongo » Sun May 22, 2016 8:07 pm

Oh that's interesting, would you be able to post a photo?

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Re: Hook up query

Post by Joe_anne123 » Mon May 23, 2016 8:48 pm

Yes, will try to take a pic after work tomorrow :)
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Re: Hook up query

Post by 8etty 8ongo » Tue May 24, 2016 7:25 am

Thanks :), any other places that people have their hook ups??
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Re: Hook up query

Post by Joe_anne123 » Tue May 24, 2016 8:31 pm

Here are a couple of pictures, one with the hook up tucked away by the battery, and one with it pulled out

http://i1383.photobucket.com/albums/ah3 ... uxeydj.jpg

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Re: Hook up query

Post by Bongalow Bill » Tue May 24, 2016 10:42 pm

Mines under the rear just behind fog light
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Re: Hook up query

Post by callum » Wed May 25, 2016 8:51 am

Mine is on the side, white one on black van, no idea why they didn't fit a black one!
I like the idea of it being under the bumper, seems a nice way of doing it, keeps it all tidy.
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Re: Hook up query

Post by 8etty 8ongo » Wed May 25, 2016 10:05 am

Yes that's what I'm thinking. I think I'd like to look into getting this moved. Another job for the to do list :) xx
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Re: Hook up query

Post by 8etty 8ongo » Wed May 25, 2016 10:05 am

Bongalow Bill wrote:Mines under the rear just behind fog light
Could you post a photo?
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Re: Hook up query

Post by Simon Jones » Wed May 25, 2016 12:47 pm

I used to have one under the rear bumper but found even with a protective cap on it would a good dunking in muck from the road & would often have water inside when taking the cap off. Not ideal when you're plugging 240V into it.

http://www.vwcampervanity.co.uk/VeeDub% ... urface.jpg
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Re: Hook up query

Post by Bongalow Bill » Wed May 25, 2016 7:11 pm

8etty 8ongo wrote:
Bongalow Bill wrote:Mines under the rear just behind fog light
Could you post a photo?
Sorry says file too large, don't know how to do it
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Re: Hook up query

Post by 8etty 8ongo » Fri May 27, 2016 7:49 am

Simon Jones wrote:I used to have one under the rear bumper but found even with a protective cap on it would a good dunking in muck from the road & would often have water inside when taking the cap off. Not ideal when you're plugging 240V into it.

http://www.vwcampervanity.co.uk/VeeDub% ... urface.jpg
Good point Simon, needs to be safe. Looks like the solution is to buy a new flap thing and get it sprayed silver for now. Would look a bit tidier at least x
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Re: Hook up query

Post by mikexgough » Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:30 pm

Under bumper by the fog light works for me.....when assembling I always use a decent waterproof sealant around the casing to eliminate water ingress... and a slide on cap also helps like in Simon's photo
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