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#1 madaboutcherry

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Posted 21 November 2019 - 11:54 AM

i'm fitting an engine with a pre-engaged starter motor, so the battery cable is going to have be longer. any suggestions what length to go for.



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Posted 21 November 2019 - 03:34 PM

Minispares lists two options:

 

127" for inertia and 134" for pre-engaged starters


Edited by gazza82, 21 November 2019 - 03:35 PM.


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Posted 21 November 2019 - 04:13 PM

so you are redoing the who car wiring?

just run a cable from the wing solenoid as show in many posts in here.

 

will link later or you can try searching.



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Posted 22 November 2019 - 11:11 AM

I,m fitting a new battery cable, so i'll order the longer one. ta ever so.



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Posted 22 November 2019 - 11:34 AM

I,m fitting a new battery cable, so i'll order the longer one. ta ever so.

so what are you doing about all the body wiring?



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Posted 27 November 2019 - 11:41 AM

I,m fitting a new front end loom to my '68 mk11, it was in a pretty poor condition. I had already fitted an alternator so I bought a mk3 loom as it doesn't include the control box wiring. looking good so far.






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