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Old 06-11-13, 16:59
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Im not sure Im in the right area so mederators please move this thred is necerserry.. as this is not an electrical problem... YET .... I have just got me one of those Airtronic D2 night heater things and I want to install it under the drivers seat. My question is, what problems am I likely to face and where is the best place to put the Exhaust for the heater..... do I need to make holes....
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Old 06-11-13, 17:11
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There is a bracket for it to fit under the van.under the drivers seat.....makes far more sense I think.
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Old 06-11-13, 17:12
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Yes you need to cut holes. You need one for an air intake for the combustion chamber and and one for the exhaust too. You need to position it to avoid the chassis section underneath and the fuel tank too. You will also need a small hole for the fuel supply. I mounted mine there and now its done it works fine and is nicely out of the way. But it was a bit of a juggle at first. If you need anything else, just ask.

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Old 07-11-13, 11:15
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Are u fitting it in or outside the van?
If inside,, u only have to drill 2 holes for the feed in and out, I used a small blanked hole to put the fuel pipe through.
Then just move the elec box a bit,,,,d2 fits great under the driver seat.
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Old 07-11-13, 11:19
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When u fit the heater make sure the service access flap is on the top,,,,!
The heater can be fitted @ 90deg onn its side
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Old 07-11-13, 11:33
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I used the marine bracket L shape,, and heat socks off ebay to cover the pipes in the van, & ran. The exhaust to the back of the van under the floor then out of the plastic cover pointing to the side/rear.
The air in pipe routed over the exh heatsheald and into the fuel tank area on the passenger side
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Old 07-11-13, 14:08
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Will be going inside. Guess im taking to seat off to make access easier whilst doing it. All sounds fairly simple.... just need to think about those holes..
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Old 07-11-13, 15:08
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taking the seat off is a deffo , if you using a flat mounting plate a 60mm hole cutter to drill 2 holes that link together so its approx 110mm long. if using the "turreted" plate you need a 125mm (i think) hole so sometimes easier with a jigsaw
if you not using a plate then the rubber gasket makes a good template for all the holes you need to drill
which ever way you go a small pilot hole to get a datum point on the under side
plenty of pics and write ups on here that are worth a read
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Old 07-11-13, 16:10
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Try to put the dosing/fuel pump away from the sleeping area as it "ticks" all night
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Old 07-11-13, 19:07
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taking the seat off is a deffo , if you using a flat mounting plate a 60mm hole cutter to drill 2 holes that link together so its approx 110mm long. if using the "turreted" plate you need a 125mm (i think) hole so sometimes easier with a jigsaw
if you not using a plate then the rubber gasket makes a good template for all the holes you need to drill
which ever way you go a small pilot hole to get a datum point on the under side
plenty of pics and write ups on here that are worth a read
TA Great meggage and will certainly be trawling the threads and you tube.....
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