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Old 03-18-2017, 02:59 AM
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I could only find cables in 72" increments and I didn't want to splice too many times so I installed an isolation switch. I still had to do one splice.





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That's a ton of work done and behind you now JB.
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Old 03-18-2017, 01:02 PM
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Electrical system, air system, fuel system, it all looks like a compact Freightliner. Like the cut off switch. Still deciding exactly where to put mine.
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Old 03-19-2017, 07:23 AM
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My local auto parts store has a little section of welding supplies, and in that section is a big spool of ground cable for welders. Thats what I usually buy when I need an extra long battery cable. Then I just put my own ends on it.
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Old 03-19-2017, 02:11 PM
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My local auto parts store has a little section of welding supplies, and in that section is a big spool of ground cable for welders. Thats what I usually buy when I need an extra long battery cable. Then I just put my own ends on it.
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Old 03-19-2017, 02:51 PM
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If we had an actual welding store or if our auto parts stores had welding sections, I would have gone that route. But instead, the only place that sells welding cables only carry OO gauge an that's a bit heavier than I wanted. Spent more time wiring today. Had to cut out the drivers side door jamb again to route wires up to the roof. A little time cutting, a bit of time welding and a whole lot of grinding, and you can't even tell I cut it out again.





And got my clearance lights wired up. Simply because what's a truck without em?




Tomorrow I'll start on the power windows, windshield wiper, and some power outlets to charge our phones. Because you have to have the important things in life.
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Old 03-19-2017, 08:47 PM
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Just read the whole Thread, alot of work went into this one, i can appreciate it as i begin my first ratrod/30's hotrod Project myself.

Hope the Weather clears up there Soon
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Your getting a lot closer now JB, the weathers turning for us as well, spring is here when the Spring road bans go on and they started at midnight last night.
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Old 03-20-2017, 07:48 PM
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Got the power outlets installed and the power windows done. Had to cut about 3" off of the regulators so they'd fit but they work well. Can't wait to get this thing done(ish) and drive her around a bit. So wiring is almost done, just have to install the windshield wiper, turn signal switch, and front turn signals and the wiring will be finished.











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Lookin good. Those battery cutoff switches are actually really nice to have. Any time you need to do electrical work with no power, you can just pull the key.
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