I have had several requests for wiring help so here ya go I will add info as I go. If you have any questions please feel free to ask......
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In the first step, determine how many wires you are going to use. I always add an extra just in case. You can cap it off until you need it. I use 14 guage for my senders and 12 guage for my 12+,ground,ignition, and starter wires. These wires carry more load and often get hot. To keep them happy, you will use a thicker wire to carry the duty. I take a few wires and determine what my length is. If your going to spin them up, dont forget to add an extra 8-10ft so will have enough. The wire will get shorter when you twist them up.
if you want to spin them up you will need your vehicle and a power drill. Put the wire in the window of the vehicle. Next you roll the window up until the wire is tight. After that you walk back until the wire is straight. Put the wire in the chuck and tighten it up. spin the drill untill the wire is tightly spun together.
After you have spun up you wires you will want to braid them together. Take all of your wires and put the back in the window. Roll it back up untill the wires are tight. Walk the wires back until they are tight. NOW you will REVERSE the drill. This will allow the wires to braind among each other. There is no need to use zipties as this method will keep the wires tight until you really tug on them to get them apart. Those who have done this knwo what I am talking about. Here are a few pics.
Damn you need to come wire my rig. This shits looking gooood!!! All fancy and everything.
Now comes the lesson after I ran all of my wires through convoluted tubing. Oh well, maybe the next time I'll refer back to this. Now where do you find the wire in the correct colors and in long enough spools? Best I could find was 25' spools at Napa. Nice work and information. Greg
I know if I ever can get the wife to leave the house we are going to take a trip down your way and meet a bunch of you. I guess we'll start with Tom at JBP and then work our way down in to AZ, via all the other folks along the way.
Looks good Mike. Good thing they don't make Stainless Steel braided electrical wiring.
When are you going to start the Gull Bling thread? Is this the 1st installment?
Takin it home