[A4] Extra cigaret-lighter

Kent McLean kentmclean at mindspring.com
Tue Dec 27 11:20:36 EST 2005

Grønntass wrote:
 >  Kent McLean <kentmclean at mindspring.com>:
 >> > I want to use an electrical heater fan since my wife preferes a
 >> > higher temperature than me. But the original wiring is not for
 >> > more than 100W, according to the manual. Anyone having a good
 >> > idea about where to put an extra wire between the cabin and
 >> > engine compartment?
 >>I haven't seen a response on this, so I'll give you my
 >>non-EE 2 cents.  I'd run a big, fused wire (10 gauge?)
 >>from the alternator (or remote battery post under the
 >>hood, if the A4 has one) to the cabin. I'd also relay
 >>it so it only comes on with the ignition; otherwise
 >>you'll forget it's on and you'll wake up to a dead
 > It's something like this I want to do, with 16A fuse and 2.5mm wire.
 > The question is where I can find a place to mount th contact / get
 > the wire from the engine to the cabin.

You don't like the output from the alternator?

Kent McLean
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke

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