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i know its on here somewhere does anyone have the color code to wire a boat? cannot find the one i printed out:mad:
 

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i know its on here somewhere does anyone have the color code to wire a boat? cannot find the one i printed out:mad:
purple = eng
black = ground
gray = tach
brown = sender
green = lights
Red = Hot( battery)
shot me a email if that dont help ya, not sure what you are trying to wiring!
 

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Standard Boat Wiring color Codes.


Blk -Grounds-General
Blk/Brn -Pump Grounds
Blk/Red -Voltmeter Grounds
Blk/Org -Isolated Accessory Grounds
Blk/Blu -Lighting Grounds
Blk/Gry -Nav Light Grounds
Brown -Pumps-General, Bilge or Sump (Manually Switched)(Also alternator starter to Ign.)
Brn/Red -Pumps, Bilge or Sump
Brn/Org -Power feed to Auto Bilge Switches-Pumps, Fuel/Oil Tranfer or Priming
Brn/Wht -trim pos sender
Red - Battery Feeds Unprotected
Red/Vio -Misc. Accy. Main Feed Protected (fused) from batt to trim panel.
Pink -Fuel Sender
Org/Blk -Audio System Feed
Orange -Accessories common feed- Dist Panel to Acc switch-Anode Electrode-Mercathode
Yel/Red -Start Solenoid(starting circut), Neutral Safety
Yel/Org -Powered Ventilation, Fans
Yellow -Bilge Blowers -(also alternator DC output)
Grn/Red -Stop Solenoid/Kill Switch
Green -Bonding
Blu/Brn -Oil Temp Send
Blu -Instrument & General Lighting
Light Blue -Oil Pressure
Vio -12v Ignition-Generator or Engine
Gray -Navigation (running) Lights, Tach. Send
Gry/Wht -Anchor Light
Tan - Water Temp sender
Pink -Fuel sender
 

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Standard Boat Wiring color Codes.


Blk -Grounds-General
Blk/Brn -Pump Grounds
Blk/Red -Voltmeter Grounds
Blk/Org -Isolated Accessory Grounds
Blk/Blu -Lighting Grounds
Blk/Gry -Nav Light Grounds
Brown -Pumps-General, Bilge or Sump (Manually Switched)(Also alternator starter to Ign.)
Brn/Red -Pumps, Bilge or Sump
Brn/Org -Power feed to Auto Bilge Switches-Pumps, Fuel/Oil Tranfer or Priming
Brn/Wht -trim pos sender
Red - Battery Feeds Unprotected
Red/Vio -Misc. Accy. Main Feed Protected (fused) from batt to trim panel.
Pink -Fuel Sender
Org/Blk -Audio System Feed
Orange -Accessories common feed- Dist Panel to Acc switch-Anode Electrode-Mercathode
Yel/Red -Start Solenoid(starting circut), Neutral Safety
Yel/Org -Powered Ventilation, Fans
Yellow -Bilge Blowers -(also alternator DC output)
Grn/Red -Stop Solenoid/Kill Switch
Green -Bonding
Blu/Brn -Oil Temp Send
Blu -Instrument & General Lighting
Light Blue -Oil Pressure
Vio -12v Ignition-Generator or Engine
Gray -Navigation (running) Lights, Tach. Send
Gry/Wht -Anchor Light
Tan - Water Temp sender
Pink -Fuel sender
Where can you find the wire in #14 or #16 in the colors mentioned above? I can find red and black in #10.
 

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A partial list.

Standard Boat Wiring color Codes.


Blk -Grounds-General
Blk/Brn -Pump Grounds
Blk/Red -Voltmeter Grounds
Blk/Org -Isolated Accessory Grounds
Blk/Blu -Lighting Grounds
Blk/Gry -Nav Light Grounds
Brown -Pumps-General, Bilge or Sump (Manually Switched)(Also alternator starter to Ign.)
Brn/Red -Pumps, Bilge or Sump
Brn/Org -Power feed to Auto Bilge Switches-Pumps, Fuel/Oil Tranfer or Priming
Brn/Wht -trim pos sender
Red - Battery Feeds Unprotected
Red/Vio -Misc. Accy. Main Feed Protected (fused) from batt to trim panel.
Pink -Fuel Sender
Org/Blk -Audio System Feed
Orange -Accessories common feed- Dist Panel to Acc switch-Anode Electrode-Mercathode
Yel/Red -Start Solenoid(starting circut), Neutral Safety
Yel/Org -Powered Ventilation, Fans
Yellow -Bilge Blowers -(also alternator DC output)
Grn/Red -Stop Solenoid/Kill Switch
Green -Bonding
Blu/Brn -Oil Temp Send
Blu -Instrument & General Lighting
Light Blue -Oil Pressure
Vio -12v Ignition-Generator or Engine
Gray -Navigation (running) Lights, Tach. Send
Gry/Wht -Anchor Light
Tan - Water Temp sender
Pink -Fuel sender
dam i did not know ther were this many wires in a boat. i need just 7 just need to redo the outlaw. someone decieded to use white for ground and red for everything else:)sphss
 

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I just did mine and used 7 wire trailer wire. Its nice and sealed in a rubber sleve and has a big red and black in it.
 

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There's a generac drawing that I got on the internet in my album, can't seem to get it posted but I'll try some more later. You can get most of those colors (maybe all) from JEG'S in both 14 and 16 gauge. I got mine from Ebay as a complete set of 16 colors in 30 foot rolls for like $65. I think I searched using 'auto wire'. Here's the company I got mine from (they also sell 14 gauge I think) http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/16-G...010QQitemZ200232808720QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW
 

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Not sure how to post the bmp file containing the schematic. If you can't read it from my album pm me and I'll email it to you or something (unless someone can tell me how to post it)
 

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I just did mine and used 7 wire trailer wire. Its nice and sealed in a rubber sleve and has a big red and black in it.
fleetimus told me about this yesterday. going to check with napa today.
 

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There's a generac drawing that I got on the internet in my album, can't seem to get it posted but I'll try some more later. You can get most of those colors (maybe all) from JEG'S in both 14 and 16 gauge. I got mine from Ebay as a complete set of 16 colors in 30 foot rolls for like $65. I think I searched using 'auto wire'. Here's the company I got mine from (they also sell 14 gauge I think) http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/16-G...010QQitemZ200232808720QQrdZ1QQsspagenameZWDVW
Great source. Thanks
 

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fleetimus told me about this yesterday. going to check with napa today.
Find out just how many wires you can get this way. You might consider a hook up trailer wire with 2 or 3 more wires than you think you need just in case, down the road you need another wire or 2, it'll already be there for you to use.
 

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Not sure how to post the bmp file containing the schematic. If you can't read it from my album pm me and I'll email it to you or something (unless someone can tell me how to post it)
If you want, you can send it to me and I'll post it up for you.
 

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dam i did not know ther were this many wires in a boat. i need just 7 just need to redo the outlaw. someone decieded to use white for ground and red for everything else:)sphss
I deleted half of them.

Various Mercruiser Sensor wire codes, head wiring "[email protected]'s full!", tilt/trim, etc.
 
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