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Cheap Chinese diesel heater.

Discussion in 'Members Vehicles/Projects' started by Bobsticle, Nov 6, 2018.

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  1. bankz5152

    bankz5152 Well-Known Member

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    Seems like it yeah, bench tested both pumps and they run fine. Must have pinched the wiring somewhere. Which involves pulling out rear seats to check
     
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    Bobsticle De Villes Advocaat

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    I have a split charge system and the secondary battery runs the heater, a tracker and the central locking. It’s a cheap leisure battery of 110 kilo parsecs or whatever they measure in but only takes a week to flatten without a run around. The week I work it’s not an issue but the week I only nip to the pound shop does it no good at all. Not that it’s a good battery you understand.
     
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    Bobsticle De Villes Advocaat

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    Just got another one. £75 :eek:
     
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    Marmaduke Well-Known Member

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    Has it only lasted 2 years then?
     
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    Bobsticle De Villes Advocaat

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    Oh no. This one is for another job. :)
     
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    Bobsticle De Villes Advocaat

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    Whooooo. :)

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    resto_d1 Well-Known Member

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    I had a delivery for mine too!
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    and in the same delivery these turned up.
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    Hicap phill Well-Known Member

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    What’s the black plastic thing?
    (Heater outlet for 90?)
     
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    resto_d1 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah! A demister jobby that screws on the top! After chatting with yourself and bob I thought I’d go belt n braces with the install. Now going to mount it on fire board with that heat wrapped exhaust. Made a intake out of a 300tdi rad hose too. Not only will I be warm, I will be able to see the traffic I’m supposed to give way to at junctions too!
     
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    Hicap phill Well-Known Member

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    Do they come in a pair? Go on linky...

    I have not drove mine for a few weeks now but Mrs needs it as her cars going in for some work. May it a bag infront of the radiator to warm it up.:)
     
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    yes 5)36 come in a pair. I am ordering new hinges tonight. Sick of the draft on door. I’ve even installed carvavan gutter trim infront of the front windows connected to the gutter too. Even with brand new door seals it still leaks and can’t get a crease free door seal!
     
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    Hicap phill Well-Known Member

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    I used a thin strip of foam stuck to the door where it did not touch.also make sure the bottom door seal is good
     
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    solar top up panel?

    Plug-in battery charger when you aren’t using it? I plug mine in often to keep it in good order
     
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    Drivers door alignment is shocking! I’ll spend another wasted hour messing about with the door when I get new hinges so it’s not in vein.
    Hated it again today when I was driving it lol. I was thinking I’m gunna sell this thing once discos done :confused:
     
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    Youll be glad of a bit of air when you get the heater up and running. Jeez theyr hot :eek:
     
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    I’m all wired up. I’ve wired heater power to a relay and switch meaning heater controller can’t pull power when ignition is off. I haven’t got a second battery though. Do you think I’ll be ok starting the car then starting the heater?
     
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    Hicap phill Well-Known Member

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    I have my 24v lorry heater going for an hour some days before getting out of bed & starting the engine :eek:
    As long as the battery is fine you will be ok.
     
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    Ideal thanks.
     
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    Well, I dripped a bit of fuel down the line to speed up prime process then started up. Pump clicked as it should and I watched remaining air leave. When it started though, stinking smoke was coming out of the intake?! I shut it straight off and **** myself in unison.
     
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    Take it out & bench test it. The heat/smoke should be separate :eek:
    You can get a load of smoke from exhaust on shut off
     
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