[A4] Extra cigaret-lighter
kentmclean at mindspring.com
Tue Dec 27 11:20:36 EST 2005
> 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?
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
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