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Install a new wireing kit 1929 Buick 116


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Do you have a wiring diagram? Are you installing a pre- made kit or building it yourself?

 

 I rewired my REO using color coded wiring from Brillman. This allowed me to make some modifications. Added electric fuel pump, turn signals, and added a better fuse panel in a more accessible location. Except for the alternator it looks bone stock. 

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I have a new harness on order ,when restored in 1974 the wiring was not to bad, the wire in conduit is probably not bad,

but the exposed wire has bare spots. I am thinking remove dash panel would make it easier.

Don

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The under dash portion can be completed in about an hour with the instrument panel in place.  The 90 year old wire has far exceeded what the manufacturer intended . The few hundred dollars to replace the harness will prevent roadside breakdowns as well as greatly reduce the risk of fire.

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3 hours ago, raydurr said:

The under dash portion can be completed in about an hour with the instrument panel in place.  The 90 year old wire has far exceeded what the manufacturer intended . The few hundred dollars to replace the harness will prevent roadside breakdowns as well as greatly reduce the risk of fire.

I agree.  The dash wiring is so simple, you could do it in the time it takes to remove the dash.

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Ok I did that way back in 1968 and I guess I can do it again I am 73 years young.

Not as flexible as I use to be.

Don G. 

I was a Locksmith and safe cracker for 40 years and  cancer in 2007 and beat it ,

And now last August I found out I had aggressive  cancer and went to my bones.

But after the first chemo all  the pain went away, so now they are keeping at bay.

I feel pretty well and enjoy working on my cars.

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