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Syncro specific wiring question

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Heated rear screen supply.

I have retrofitted a CDL loom from a rhd Caravelle, the heated rear screen supply is already in the sleeving (wire has black insulation)

But...the original heated screen supply is a MUCH heavier gauge wire.

Insulation is stamped "REINSHAGEN"

Anyone know anything about this detail?ImageImage

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manufacturer of the insulation

http://www.reinshagen.de/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Rewording the question: did syncros have an extra-heavy supply for the heated rear screen to reduce the voltage drop/current draw) in anticipation of it being switched on for longer in winter conditions?

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Or is it a detail relating to vans without a rear wash/wipe i.e. HRS on longer to clear the glass, without a wiper to speed up the process?

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or maybe added by a previous (german) owner?
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My syncro went direct from factory to Banbury dealers (rhd)

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Fished around and found it. Factory weirdness. Heavier gauge for the last metre. No idea why.Image

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so it can flex better in the conduit and not break

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But its a heavier wire, so its less flexible?

The later CDL harness doesn't use such a heavy wire for the last leg.

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