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Wires in Roof???

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by Spookdog, Jan 15, 2022.

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  1. Spookdog

    Spookdog New Member

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    Hello folks, I would be grateful for your advice. I’ve got a 2007 Freelander 2.
    I need to put one of those Flettner roof extractors on for my working dogs, positioned over the boot space where the cages are.
    The thing is, I have to cut a 95mm hole in the roof. Are there a million wires under there or is it relatively safe to go ahead?
    Many thanks for any help.
     
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    Nodge68 Well-Known Member

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    I'd not be cutting any holes in the roof. :eek:

    I'd be removing the rear boot panels, and installing a fan in the norm air extract vents instead. ;)
     
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    Thanks for that Nodge, That would be no good mate. I already have high power 12v police dog van fans in the interior. Search dogs sometimes have to spend all night or many hours in the back of vehicles. A fan such as the Flettner that works on perpetual motion rather than electric is the very best option. I’ve had them on all my previous Volvo estates with no problem.
     
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    There are definitely wires in the roof, so it's better to drop the roof lining, rather than cut something important. ;)
     
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    DanClarke Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Here ya go, this'll sort it for you.
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    Also remember the FL2 roof is not flat but ridge, so how will you make a leak free seal ? would not be easier to add a fan to the side glass somehow.
     
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    This sounds like the sensible thing.

    There could also be strengthening plates in there that you'll want to miss.
     
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