The switch has two remaining terminals. The problem with having it under the bumper is that you have to scrabble around on your knees. Westfalia started production of a camper version of the T4 and named it the California. For that reason, in heavy fog meaning the kind where your low beams are not very helpful , to see an improvement you must turn off the headlights and turn on the fog lights. What latching method did you use? True fog lights, correctly used, are a fantastic asset during heavy snow falls.
Any one help, looking to do this at weekend. Insert a narrow tool like a screwdriver through the hole that's adjacent to the fog light housing. You can buy a socket that will fix under the rear of the van just behind the bumper, route cable through the rear corner vent to a distribution unit or 240v socket. Nothing can do that in fog except maybe infrared or radar. Material may not be copied or reprinted without written permission.
The inside headroom of the vehicle with hightop was 203 cm. Pictured is my wiring diagram for installing two fog lights with fuses, a switch, and a relay. Grab handle in roof frame on the right hand side. Make sure the fog light does not fall out when you release it. Havent got a pic sorry but easy to fit and hide the wires! Use a self-tapping sheet metal screw and mount the 10 amp circuit breaker in a location near the battery. Do not add the crimped ends to any of the wires until all the wires are in place.
Before cutting any wire, a good diagram is in order. I will need several colors of 14-gauge wire: black, green, white, and red. Removable table 72 cm x 40 cm. Fog is a problem for drivers because it reflects most of the light from standard low beam lamps, and much of that occurs because of the beam pattern, the way headlight lenses aim and disperse the light. This will also require one solderless female spade connector and one solderless ring connector. The fog light draws more current than the pop up switch can safely switch on.
Amps are a measure of current flow; volts are a measure of the force behind the flow of current. Two opening side windows in roof one on each side with mosquito nets and roller blinds. Thanks for your article and work for sports car owners. Around the same time they also added two new versions to the range named and To get notifications when this site is updated subscribe to my or Please read the and before using this site. The boxes are the relays, the circles are the coils inside.
Attach a 16-gauge wire with a blue female blade to the ground side of the relay and to a good ground using the blue oval connector. Double bed is 194 cm x 117 cm and bed cushion foam is 8 cm thick. This will come in handy for whenever we have electrical hook up options at campsites and aires. My camper is a lwb hightop T5 and we've mounted the hookup to the right of the towbar under the bumper. Now the fog lights will only turn on when the headlights are on. We have done this by utilising the dud fog light and wiring it through the rear to the front over the wheel arch by our fold out bed. Rev counter and digital clock.
But in all the post no one mentions what to use for the keep or how to fit it? With two positive wires and the base used as the negative ground, it makes installation quick and easy. Two sliding windows in rear living area one in sliding door and one above kitchen unit. If you purchased your relay from a reputable source, it will have numbered terminals, which aid greatly in connecting everything correctly. Electrical Hook up Van This is how we have decided to intall a hook up system in our T4. Each component must be labeled.
Powerful lighting was necessary to illuminate the road ahead for potential hazards to be successfully identified and avoided. The fogs will share a common ground that goes back to my Fog Relay. Hi looking at fitting my hook up behind the right hand bumper on T5 Got the hinges and a data cabinet lock which seems to be the standard kit for this fit, but what do people use for the keeps? Circa 1993 Westfalia introduced a new version of the California with slightly changed specification and renamed it the. Detailed and easy to follow, and a simple solution to a common question. .
Run a 14 gauge wire from the fog lights to terminal 86 on the relay. Attach another piece of 10-gauge wire from the relay to the fog lights using a yellow female blade at the relay and t-ing both fog lights into a yellow butt connector. No nasty holes cut in the side of your van, tucked out the way, easliy accessible and low down so trailing wires kept out of the way! December 14, 2012 2:30 am I agree — assuming the switch activates the connection between 30 and 87on the relay, I would have thought 30 on the relay should be connected to the fuse-block and the low current supply to the switch from the low-beam wire. Good places to mount the circuit breaker are the inner fender or the radiator support. Cut the wire of the new fog light bulbs so there are about two inches left. The power source for the relay is drawn from the low beam wire of the left headlight, as noted above. Cut the wires on the ballast that lead to the bulb if the new lights come with a ballast.