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wiring clean up on 80 series

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Gumby, Mar 11, 2003.

  1. Gumby

    Gumby Supamod Staff Member s-Moderator

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    I had to take the battery out of my junk today because one of my students ran a bolt into the side post terminal of a brand new battery that was too long. He punched a hole right through the terminal into the battery case. :mad:

    I couldn't stand the thought of hooking up the rat's nest of wires on the positive terminal again. Besides the factory mess, I had feeds for the lights, front and rear, and the remote starter.

    It looked like this:
     
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    I looked around until I found a sutable fuse block. It was the power distribution center from a 91 Sable. It's located between the driver's side strut tower and the firewall. It has a bank of Maxi fuses off of a bus from a 4 gauge wire.
    A little snippage and some soldering and now it looks like this:
     
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    One more with the o-ring sealed cover on it:
     
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    Nice clean job!

    Impressive
     
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