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My new A/T Imala 615 only has 3 pin mains sockets at waist level in kitchen area and above the fridge both being at the rear end of the M/H would very much like additional low level one toward cab for say for a freestanding heater or fan. Not at all keen on using a wandering lead.
Is this possible, if so has anybody done it, is it a DIY job?
Tips guidance appreciated.
 

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You will need to find out where the 230v consumer box is first then work out a way to get cables to where you want to locate the sockets.
 
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You hardest problem is hiding the wire.
It looks reasonably easy to run the cable down the lengths of the wall cabinets and maybe drilling between them.
Have a look if there is a void inside the bottom at the front

You'll need 3 core 2.5 flex


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You can usually also follow the route of heater tubes from the boiler, most vans have some form of outlet in the front area.
Mike.

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Added an extra 3 sockets to my AT. Found the junction boxes under the rear fixed bed, then one each side at the front, under the sofa seats.

Found matching colours online and an easy fit, well within the scope of an accomplished DIY’er.
 
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Earlier thread might help.

 
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Just want to add that it's just as easy to fit two sockets as one socket, and they always come in useful.

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Just want to add that it's just as easy to fit two sockets as one socket, and they always come in useful.
And with USB socket built in, there's never enough of those things. You may also want to include a 12v run if you find a route, you could also add 12v outlet, there always handy as well, and scarce in most finished vans.
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Earlier thread might help.

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Thanks to all, fantastic response in only a few hours and some really good guidance, including links to previous similar topics (don't seem to have got the hang of the site search myself as I did one myself on this topic and never came up with the ones just given) If it wasn't so cold out there I'd be out there exploring now.
 
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For feeding cables through various spaces i use a 4mm (od about) plastic petrol line (spare after replacing a fuel line) Right degree of flexibilty/regidity for cable routing (if available) but the puka stuff is also supurb for this type f job. (better if borrowed but would buy if didnt have my solution).
here is my CBE system. ehu-original.jpgmains-connections.jpg
Using the correct connectors, so easy.
 
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