How to you connect your heater in the van?

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  1. Matthew Phillips

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    Hi guys, just another question from me :) I recently bought an electric heater for the back of my van to keep the system from freezing and I was just wondering how you guys do it. Do you leave a window open with the wire coming out or do you have a hole in the van somewhere, or just leave the van door ajar? Or anything else.

    Thanks very much,

    Matt
     
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  2. 1576

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    Shut the cable in the door, the rubber door seals will stop the cable getting crushed. Just shut the door don't slam it.
     
  3. unit

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    Can any one recommend a heater.,as in fan or convection /oil .
    I will be going down this route as well,cheers.
     
  4. simon

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    i use a £30 oil rad from argos,had it on from 12 - 8 am n while van wasn't like a sauna it was the only motor on the street without a iced up windscreen this morning, i have 2 fishtank heaters for the tank as well if temp really falls
     
  5. rcproperty

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    we use tube heaters, very cheap to run,
    also one of the only water resistant heater out there.
     
  6. steve garwood

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    Most of the guys on here (inc me) use oil filled radiators. Just set them on low so the thermostat kicks in.
    Put the extension lead between the two back doors of your van, right down low and hopefully the rubber gasket should give enough to shut the doors
     
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    yeh i,m the same oil filled radiator for the van and one of them halogen heaters in the garage for RO
     
  8. Matthew Phillips

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    Thanks for all your help guys, really appreciated
     
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