1. Brennanpj

    240 Hook up charging

    I’m after a bit of your collective knowledge & experience to help me decide my options for electric hook up and operation. I want to add electric hook up with connection under the bonnet with Rcd board wired to two 240v sockets behind the drivers seat . I can do this work as it’s nice and...
  2. sipep

    240v hook up (suggest me products)

    Hi all. I was looking at Facebook, someone is selling a brand new "wired campers" pre wired kit for £125. Seems like there are lots of lots on eBay. Can anyone suggest a kit or a list of items to purchase for a complete 240v hook up. Thanks
  3. R

    Starter battery draining when on EHU

    Hi everyone, Newbie to the forum and first time owning a T6 camper van. We decided try the van out for the first time at the weekend and found that the starter battery was going flat over night when on hook up (absolutely fine when parked for days off EHU). Checking over the CTEK charger I...
  4. tommycj

    T6 with leisure battery - how to add a plug socket - 3 pin & USB C charger

    Hello First time poster! I just bought a VW Transporter T6 4Motion. It has a leisure battery under the front passenger seat with a split charger installed, and I'm not sure which battery is in there. I would love some advice on how to add a three pin plug socket, a battery charge indicator...
  5. DorisDanbury

    240v electrics tripping - EHU or Van?

    Firstly I don’t know ANYTHING about electrics and our van so sorry if this is a really stupid question. We have a converted T6.1 which doesn’t have a full kitchen only a drawer fridge. Under the front passenger seat are two Varta batteries and connected to them are a 12v plug in and a normal...
  6. N

    Advice needed please which electrical appliances can be used whilst on site and on grid - electric pitch

    Hi there completely new here , need advice , help and recommendations on appliances that can be used and will work whilst on grid on a site that won't trip the power out in our T6 * eg kettle - would a travel one work okay ? *Would one of those teeny sized ceramic heaters work okay for some...
  7. N

    First use fridge query

    we just got our van and are going to do a little day trip , might seem silly question but we are totally new to all this - at what stage do you turn a fridge on before you are going on a day trip ? How long does it usually take to get cold ( dometic fridge ) and I assume it will using the...
  8. Garyf123

    Extra socket

    Hi, I currently have 2 individual 240v 3 pin sockets in my camper. I would like to replace one of them with a double socket. Is this possible? I know it’s straightforward in a domestic property but in the van?
  9. roadtripper

    Trailer Socket 12v EHU - How I've Done It

    So following some experiments over here I thought I'd write up making an adaptor to connect a charger to a 13 pin trailer socket. Caveat: This is presented as info for what worked for me, make your own judgement about if it works for you :thumbsup: What is this? In a fully wired 13 pin...
  10. M

    Battery Charger Help for Newbie!

    Hi All, I’m hoping someone may be able to help. I’m currently driving through Spain with my family on our first major trip in our van. All has been going fine, we’ve stayed at a couple of campsites and connected the electric successfully. We discovered the box in the first image and found...
  11. 4WheelsFromCanvas

    CRE50 fridge issues and potential Leisure Battery culprit - RESOLVED!

    Right. I’ve been putting this off for a while but as it now affects my Dometic fridge and we’re looking to go on a trip to Europe this summer I need to tackle this. Been putting it off because electrics (and plumbing for that matter) are like the Dark Arts to me! So please bear with and excuse...
  12. Ayjay

    Electric Kettle Tripping EHU

    Can anybody help an electrical numpty please? We’ve just returned from a few days at Easewell Farm in Mortehoe on a pitch with EHU advertised as 16 Amp. After arrival, we plugged in our small 850W electric kettle and made a cuppa followed by a second one about 30 minutes later and all was OK...
  13. Naikomic

    VW Transporter Tailgate Stealth Rear Door Compartment

    Hi, I'm considering fitting a Transporter HQ 'VW Transporter Tailgate Stealth Rear Door Compartment' and hiding my EHU socket inside. Has anyone done this modification and has tips or photos of the result? This is the modification...
  14. C

    T6.1 Mains Hook Up Not Charging Battery

    Hi All, I'm new to campervans and have had a T6.1 for about a year. I used it a lot last summer with no issues. However I have noticed that the leisure battery is no longer charging from the mains hook up. I have checked the cable and also used another but no change. I also checked the fuses on...
  15. kevindu

    For Sale VW T6.1 E-grille EHU

    £200 delivery or collect from Cambridge
  16. B

    Stealth hook up for barn door owners?

    Hi all. Fairly new to this. Working on electrics for my T6 conversion. I've completed my seat base battery and Renogy DC-DC battery charger. install. Now I'm thinking about hookup wiring. I see that lucky tailgate owners have the option of hinging the panel below the rear lights and installing...
  17. Paddy00000

    For Sale Clear out - bits n bobs

    Hi, a few remaining items to sell after selling the van. Let me know if you have any questions. Collection only (LE10). Fiamma Tie Down S (Black) - Used on our F45s - £15 Thule levelling ramps - used once - £35 T5 carpet in blue - £15 10m electric hookup and bag - £15 Fuel Lagoon T6 front...
  18. Stupot67

    Removable 240v hook up

    Just a thought, I was going to install 240v into the van for hook up while on site. Plan was to use the van (currently only a shuttle with 2 rows of seats) fir sleeping and a decent drive away awning fir everything else. Rather than pay £300 ish for permanent install in van, could I just use one...
  19. Sackmycook

    For Sale Double Burner Grill

    For sale, both never used, still in box condition.... Campingaz Double burner with Grill and pan. £30. Eurohike mains kit for electrical hookup. £25. Can post at cost or deliver to T6F Summercamp
  20. I

    French Campsite Electric Hook Up

    Hi folks - got a couple of weeks in France booked in for August, have booked a pitch with EHU. We have a standard 25m EHU cable for UK campsites. I have 2 questions. 1) Do I need an adaptor for French campsites? And if so, recommendations would be appreciated. 2) The EHU on the campsite is...