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Forum: Electrical   31-03-2018, 17:56
Replies: 22
Views: 17,403
Posted By WildThingsKev
Having actually done this with a CBE system I can...

Having actually done this with a CBE system I can only reiterate what I said on the other tread, which is that my habitation batteries are totally disconnected from the habitation side during b2b...
Forum: Fiat Ducato   28-03-2018, 20:16
Replies: 22
Views: 4,851
Posted By WildThingsKev
I'm about to get the same Yuasa battery from...

I'm about to get the same Yuasa battery from Halfords for the same reasons.

Not a lot of people realise that Halfords price match...
Forum: Electrical   14-03-2018, 13:28
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By WildThingsKev
Hi Richard Sorry for the delay but the relay...

Hi Richard

Sorry for the delay but the relay I used to isolate the batteries from the habitation side whilst the b2b is in operation was a Durite 12v mini heavy duty change-over relay 072870 ...
Forum: Electrical   01-02-2018, 18:18
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By WildThingsKev
No, sorry but I forgot. We are away skiing in...

No, sorry but I forgot. We are away skiing in the van at present but I have to find a screwdriver to undo the box it is fitted inside of (awkward location).
Forum: Electrical   14-01-2018, 19:42
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By WildThingsKev
Yes Yes Will look tomorrow

Yes
Yes
Will look tomorrow
Forum: Electrical   09-01-2018, 20:53
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By WildThingsKev
The relay is fitted in the +ve cable from the...

The relay is fitted in the +ve cable from the main board to the batteries and switched by the D+ output (which I took from the cbe unit - it's shown in the manual).

I was concerned that the truma...
Forum: Electrical   21-12-2017, 12:45
Replies: 33
Views: 7,393
Posted By WildThingsKev
When I fitted a Votronic b2b to my Rapido (which...

When I fitted a Votronic b2b to my Rapido (which also has a CBE system) I fitted a relay between the batteries and the CBE box which isolates them once the b2b starts.

So, in operation the...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   23-10-2017, 19:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,387
Posted By WildThingsKev
I use Maps.me all the time. Several reasons; a)...

I use Maps.me all the time. Several reasons; a) I like the look of the maps b) You only need to download the regions of a country you need (eg west of England approx 50Mb) c) they show footpaths...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   11-10-2017, 22:48
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By WildThingsKev
The trouble is that some drivers treat large...

The trouble is that some drivers treat large roundabouts on an A road like a chicane resulting in fast closing speeds with traffic pulling onto the roundabout.

This particular roundabout was...
Forum: Italy Touring   06-10-2017, 19:06
Replies: 27
Views: 5,094
Posted By WildThingsKev
LPG pumps in Italy are generally served by an...

LPG pumps in Italy are generally served by an attendant, as are half of the fuel pumps (watch out cos they cost more).

I had one experience of having the lpg filled by an attendant whilst giving...
Forum: Pets   25-09-2017, 16:27
Replies: 27
Views: 2,027
Posted By WildThingsKev
Mike, I'm not a spelling pedant but I think you...

Mike, I'm not a spelling pedant but I think you will have meant "Cortisone" tablets. I know because I have to take these myself.
Forum: Italy Touring   25-09-2017, 16:23
Replies: 27
Views: 5,094
Posted By WildThingsKev
Very common to be refused on Italian motorway...

Very common to be refused on Italian motorway services, in fact it is the norm. Much less likely to be refused at a local station.
Forum: Rapido Motorhomes   20-08-2017, 00:30
Replies: 9
Views: 2,905
Posted By WildThingsKev
The other end of that sat cable in my 7090 is...

The other end of that sat cable in my 7090 is behind a false back in the offside wardrobe (island bed).

I fitted a short sat cable from my receiver down through the top of the plastic fridge...
Forum: Pets   10-08-2017, 16:56
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By WildThingsKev
Also, my vet gave me a pack of generic Milbemax...

Also, my vet gave me a pack of generic Milbemax last year without me noticing. The French vet wouldn't administer it as it wasn't licensed in France despite having the exact same ingredients.
Forum: Pets   10-08-2017, 16:40
Replies: 21
Views: 1,999
Posted By WildThingsKev
For the pet passport it has to contain...

For the pet passport it has to contain Praziquantel so that means Milbemax, Droncit or Drontal Plus.
Forum: France Touring   01-08-2017, 21:07
Replies: 8
Views: 434
Posted By WildThingsKev
If you understand German ...

If you understand German http://shop.womo.de/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/23/products_id/928

usable without.

Or; join Wildcamping as they have over 3,000 wildcamping poi's in France now...
Forum: Wheels & Tyres   17-07-2017, 19:47
Replies: 22
Views: 5,565
Posted By WildThingsKev
My Conti wintercontact2s are now 6 years old with...

My Conti wintercontact2s are now 6 years old with about 20,000 winter miles on them (inc 1 autumn trip to Portugal) and still have at least 4mm tread on the fronts.

I bought a pair of Goodyear...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   16-07-2017, 00:30
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By WildThingsKev
It probably won't do any harm but I expect it...

It probably won't do any harm but I expect it will prove to be next to useless. The gelcoat cracks may have been there for a long time but you've just not noticed them, they almost certainly won't...
Forum: Tech / Mech Chat   04-07-2017, 20:03
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By WildThingsKev
Also, if you checked it again an hour after...

Also, if you checked it again an hour after finishing the test you would probably have found that the voltage had recovered, maybe up to 12.2v or even 12.3v. ie still at 60% full.
Forum: Electrical   20-06-2017, 17:01
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By WildThingsKev
When you say the b2b and pro charge D are dead do...

When you say the b2b and pro charge D are dead do you mean that if you run the engine or plug into the mains (respectively) neither are illuminating nor charging the batteries?

I'd look at the...
Forum: Communications and Internet Access   15-06-2017, 11:29
Replies: 13
Views: 2,834
Posted By WildThingsKev
A good summary in the Telegraph today. In short...

A good summary in the Telegraph today. In short all the main networks still have 9/10/12/15/20Gb monthly limits and a 30 or 60 day maximum period abroad. So, if for example you use a 3 payg data...
Forum: LPG / Gas   19-05-2017, 15:36
Replies: 21
Views: 2,920
Posted By WildThingsKev
I'm not sure it is entirely legal to carry...

I'm not sure it is entirely legal to carry anything other than gas bottles in a gas locker. I carry a spare regulator(thankyou Cabby)/hose/spanners/adaptors but would probably get away with that....
Forum: Online Classifieds   28-04-2017, 12:43
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By WildThingsKev
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Online Classifieds   28-04-2017, 11:38
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By WildThingsKev
Hi Cabby Is it 8mm or 10mm please? Kev

Hi Cabby

Is it 8mm or 10mm please?

Kev
Forum: Computer Help   21-04-2017, 15:04
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By WildThingsKev
I use my fonera at the other end of the house as...

I use my fonera at the other end of the house as a repeater for better reception in the old cottage section. When the tablets/phones are logged into this they use the My Place network which is just...
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