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Poking around E-Bay this morning looking for something and ran across this pic: Ad says it's from a 1978 FJ40. Anyone know what it was for?

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wscbill, was your harness a 76 or a 78? Was that connector OEM? Can you post a pic of how it is used? Built many sub-harnesses for various year trucks, and have never seen that style connector used anywhere except the dome light in early trucks.
 

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Hmmm... so there is a possibility it was used on the rear license harness though I have never seen such a thing. OK then, so anyone else have a pic of where this was used?

Reason I am asking about this: I sell this 2 pin metric connector and can easily duplicate the mini-harness shown in my pic. Just need to know what it was for to see if there is a need for it.
 
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Looked at my '78. The wiring back there looks like it's original, though the previous owner did some sub-optimal repairs. There is no connector like the one depicted in the ebay photo. The license plate lights use two single male "bullet" connectors and they plug into a dual female "bullet" connector.

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Stock '78. There are a couple of places online that sell these double-female bullets, typically for cycles. I've purchased them for other trucks.


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Looked at my '78. The wiring back there looks like it's original, though the previous owner did some sub-optimal repairs. There is no connector like the one depicted in the ebay photo. The license plate lights use two single male "bullet" connectors and they plug into a dual female "bullet" connector.

Hope this helps...
 

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I thought that's what was there for the license lights. I sell those double bullet connectors (even have the triple bullet connector for the early turn signal mess under the dash).

Rudi, I don't know if that was part of the trailer switch over harness, as I have never actually seen that here in the states. Do they have that in your area of the world? If so get a pic of all that for the archives. ;)

Amendment to the statement above: I actually have seen harnesses with the switch over stuff just not the actual switch. I have attached a pic of a 74 harness I worked on last year that had the bullet connectors that would have went to the switch.

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I may have to get that double bullet from you next time I order connectors. I'd like to clean up that bit of wiring. By the way, your black plastic single connector fits Trollhole's carb solenoid connector perfect. Looks nice, like it's supposed to be there.
 

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I may have to get that double bullet from you next time I order connectors. I'd like to clean up that bit of wiring. By the way, your black plastic single connector fits Trollhole's carb solenoid connector perfect. Looks nice, like it's supposed to be there.

Just send me an email when you need it.

I added that piece of information to the connector description on the website. Might help someone else who has the Troll Hole Dizzy. Thanks!
 

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