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Hose heater in Gen 4

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29 Sep 2019 13:24 #214003 by DlgVrg
Hose heater in Gen 4 was created by DlgVrg
I am preparing my Jimny Gen 4 for the winter and started installing electricity for a heater in the cabin. I'd also like to install a "hose heater" to have the engine a bit warmed up as well -- something like the

www.biltema.se/en-se/car---mc/car-access...and-20-mm-2000038337

or the

www.biltema.se/en-se/car---mc/car-access...ater-cell-2000033930

My problem is that I do not know cars very well and do not know where the proper installation would be. The manual says at the lowest point and I think it is supposed to be right after the water pump and mounted vertically. Where is that on my Jimny? Anyone already done this mod an could share a picture or two?

Removed the rubber thingy and cut a hole in it to get the cable through into the cabin

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Outlet mounted in front (used a Dremel to get the hole about the right size)

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A hook to grab things behind the grill and a drill to get a hole through the plastic behind the grill next to the radiator

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Pleased with the location, nice and discreet

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