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Author Topic: Opel Zafira B mobile installation  (Read 1982 times)
F5VDM
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« on: February 14, 2013, 02:53:58 AM »

Hi,  a question more for the Europeans on here.

Does anyone know where is the best spot to drill a hole from the engine compartment through the firewall into the vehicle interior?  I was quoted £192 !! €223 / $298 for this by my local dealership.  I want to feed  a 50 amp cable through to wire up my TS480.

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W5LZ
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2013, 02:26:26 PM »

I'm not familiar with that vehicle at all, but can tell you that there are alternatives to a 'through the firewall' routing.  How about running that power line under the vehicle along the frame, for instance?  That would naturally mean protecting it from things, but that's not all that difficult.
 - 'Doc

I'm in the wrong business!  I need to start doing installations for that kind of money.  I'd even do a "satisfaction guarantee" thingy!  (MY satisfaction, not theirs.)
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M6GOM
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2013, 10:51:32 AM »

I've yet to find a European car that doesn't have a way to feed in power from the engine bay to the passenger compartment. On my Mondeo it was a case of cutting a small slit in the massive grommet where the main wiring loom goes through the firewall.
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