Vibration dampening/ padding for car fridge??

Submitted: Monday, Feb 02, 2009 at 22:31
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Howdy folks...

Just a quick one

I am looking to do a trip shortly & wondering whats the best vibration dampening to go under the fridge? high density rubber? blue cell foam?

I have the fridge on a sliding tray, with ventilation from above & behind (left behind the fridge an open cavity). any othert tips?

Cheers in advance!

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Reply By: Crackles - Monday, Feb 02, 2009 at 23:09

Monday, Feb 02, 2009 at 23:09
I find if the suspension on the car is any good it's better to mount the fridge as solid as possible. ie: strap it down with no additional rubber/foam other than the feet on the fridge.
Other tips: For reliability & a longer run time, chop the standard connectors off & fit Clipsal or Anderson plugs with upgraded wiring.
Cheers Craig..........
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Reply By: Member - Mick O (VIC) - Monday, Feb 02, 2009 at 23:33

Monday, Feb 02, 2009 at 23:33
I run both a Waeco and an Engel (one as fridge, the other freezer) and found that if you strap them down tight enough, that should do the trick.

Cheers Mick

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Follow Up By: Willem - Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009 at 09:02

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009 at 09:02
Hmmmm...a mobile Motel!!!

My frdige just stands behind the passengers front seat within a frame of sorts. Correct bush tyre pressures and a comfortable Nissan suspension sees that there is minimal vibration :-)
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Reply By: Notso - Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009 at 09:49

Tuesday, Feb 03, 2009 at 09:49
My 8 year old Eva Kool instructions suggest a 50 mm High density foam layer.
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