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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 5:50 am    Post subject: Re: Rebuild Your FI wiring harness for less than $50 Reply with quote

He made a harness for me in February, so he should still be around. Maybe he's swamped at the moment, but give him time. He's a great person to work with.
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PostPosted: Fri May 19, 2017 6:19 am    Post subject: Re: Rebuild Your FI wiring harness for less than $50 Reply with quote

He just made a harness for me.

I got the email just yesterday that it was shipped and he provided the tracking number. It should arrive today.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

raygreenwood wrote:

Wire qualith will depend on how you like to work. For instance with the D-Jet harnesses I have built...instead of using 3 diiferent but very similar wire gauges to be exactly like factory...I used a single wire gauge in the middle of the three. The up-to-date modern wire has lower resistance and cleaner signal than any of the three sizes of stock copper.


Would 16AWG be appropriate our should I be making sure to go 18AWG?
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

surfbus23 wrote:
raygreenwood wrote:

Wire qualith will depend on how you like to work. For instance with the D-Jet harnesses I have built...instead of using 3 diiferent but very similar wire gauges to be exactly like factory...I used a single wire gauge in the middle of the three. The up-to-date modern wire has lower resistance and cleaner signal than any of the three sizes of stock copper.


Would 16AWG be appropriate our should I be making sure to go 18AWG?



16 gauge is pretty heavy. I would go with 18 gauge. Even 20 gauge would be fine for EFI.

Bear in mind that gauge is a meaure of conductor diameter....not total wire diameter. 16 gauge is a fat wire. Even 24 gauge is quite common in MODERN EFI.

Really you need to be aure what fits the terminals you are crimping to. They have a range they operate with. 18-20 gauge is good.

I use 16 gauge for power wires but only in Teflon coated because the jacket is thinner. Ray


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:02 am    Post subject: Re: Rebuild Your FI wiring harness for less than $50 Reply with quote

Sweet. Thanks Ray! Will go for the 20AWG then.
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