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garrycol



Member Since: 30 Nov 2010
Location: Canberra
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Australia 

Your black plug wiring has been modified for Aussie use - they do not come like that. 07MY RRS TDV6
Arctic Frost
Aspen Interior

Post #463949 Sun Jun 07 2015 9:22am
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Barryp



Member Since: 05 Nov 2011
Location: Sydney
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Australia 2011 Range Rover Sport SDV6 SE Fuji White

Hi Gary,
I agree, I was about to post the same comment! Very Happy
Regards
Barry 2011 Range Rover Sport SDV6 Fuji White
2010 TRAKKA Motorhome Fiat Ducato GONE (What a dud, don't buy one)
2006 Discovery 3 SE TDV6 Automatic Chawton White/Ebony. Loved but GONE
2006 BMW X5 diesel White/Charcoal, Bought new, still have it, no issues so far!
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Post #463996 Sun Jun 07 2015 9:37pm
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CRACKA



Member Since: 16 Sep 2014
Location: Hallam Victoria 3803
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Australia 2006 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Bonatti Grey

Okay Guys,
It must have been done by the previous owner.
Just as aside, I do have a Jayco van which has its own inbuilt 240v to 12v Convertor/Charger/Aux. box and Battery.
There can be a fair amount of voltage drop via the 'normal' wiring. There are 'boosters' you can get to up the power to the Van, or use the Anderson plug method of a heavier wire from the Battery. Both of these put some extra work on your Alternator and some upgrade their Alternator to cope. Also it is advisable to have a cutout installed in the system so it protects the car battery voltage from dropping below enough to start the car i.e. Voltage Sensitive Relay.

I have gone down a different route and recently added a 80w solar panel to charge the van battery. The RRS is also wired up to accept a 4w solar panel to keep its battery topped up. They both have controllers to stop overcharging/drainage.
I have seen lots of vans with all sorts of Solar Panels but it was interesting to see lots of Tow vehicles as you got further north in Qld. with Solar Panels to run Waeco type fridges in the back and or assist with the electrics.

Post #464003 Mon Jun 08 2015 6:34am
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