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  • MartinB's Avatar
    Today, 01:33 PM
    Looks like I've been re-listed, not sure why I disapeared before; but some info still not filled in as per pm'd?
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Today, 11:09 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    What about the Triumph Herald? 2 fuses, one ignition (+15), one live (+30) so simple.
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:23 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    This is similar to "battle short", where circuit breakers are bypassed for emergency operation (I am thinking of Apollo mission control but obviously...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:14 PM
    Very impressive. I know from bitter experience how easy it is to get a "sloppy fit", body on chassis - boom, all done. NOT! Then you have to spend...
    26 replies | 793 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:07 PM
    Good thinking BushCaddy - just don't forget the regenerative braking for the wiper motor. You'll never stop laughing otherwise!
    51 replies | 886 view(s)
  • Sector's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:56 PM
    Sometimes yes, but not this time. It was critical to plan ahead. I undersized all cuts to get a tight fit. So now the body fits like a glove. Also,...
    26 replies | 793 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:48 PM
    You are following the eyeball engineering techniques, build first and figure out how to make it fit later on :clapping:
    26 replies | 793 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:56 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    The modifications manual is a mine of useful information:- I've had a hard copy for many years but have only recently realised how detailed it is...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Sector's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:55 PM
    What do you think about off road application? Just kidding, snapped this photo half way through the process of lowering body onto the chassis. Some...
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:16 AM
    This stuff is constantly evolving, so it will take time. The EOC one is always having changes and additions. Great sheet, very impressive details.
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  • Peter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:13 AM
    Peter replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    I have mine, with a relay block, on the right back wall of the boot. Very close to foot well but accessible.
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:02 AM
    You could incorporate that neat little intermittent wipe via the VW relay that Brett posted, simply easy fix with no need for extra switches / delay...
    51 replies | 886 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:59 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    Only issue with the front area would be damp / moisture etc... If its well sealed should be ok. I would caution against a totally "Hot" feed. Put...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • bushboy's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 11:50 PM
    bushboy replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    I am contemplating the same issue at the moment with The Golf Kart. Where to put the fuse board. I am leaning towards the monkey seat in the...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • bushboy's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 11:43 PM
    Thanks Jim, Quick search of fleabay did not turn any thing up. Will proceed with a micro switch, just need to order it. Had a little time...
    51 replies | 886 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 10:41 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    There is no need to keep it nearer the switches other than you use a little less wire. If you are putting it in the front I think some sort of...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 08:30 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    It's OK - my Car has an escape hatch...:coat:
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 08:22 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    I was gonna say, “You want to be near the relays and fuses if the roof fails” but that may need to some comments 😂👍
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Phill's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 07:50 PM
    Phill replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    Thanks for the suggestions. Seems like the footwell is the most popular location. I had considered fitting it in the front compartment for ease of...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • Buffy's Avatar
    17-12-2018, 12:03 PM
    Buffy replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    If you look through my build thread you will see that I fitted mine in the passenger footwell behind a flip door. I thought this was a really good...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • frodoz737's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 11:44 PM
    So no US manufacturer anymore...and no US forum. You know you're getting old when..... Rick, I hesitate to call Bob considering, but what's his...
    6 replies | 270 view(s)
  • Dirk's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 10:32 PM
    Dirk replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    On my Nova mine was mounted under the dash on the drivers side, but I made a frame so I could flip it down at the back so the board went vertical and...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • jim73vw's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 10:07 PM
    Ouch, looks messy. There is a later beetle column switch set that is set up for an electric screenwash. It was on late 1303 and onwards, and the...
    51 replies | 886 view(s)
  • bushboy's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 08:42 PM
    Had some more shed time today so I continued on with the wiring. I wanted to find out why the dip main was not wired up & to get the pin out on the...
    51 replies | 886 view(s)
  • Spacenut's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 07:06 PM
    Spacenut replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    Ditto for me - although my fuse board doesn't have a cover, so is probably a bit easier to reach and/or replace. I have all my important relays there...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • BlueNova's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 05:20 PM
    BlueNova replied to a thread Nova Car in For Sale
    Sorry to hear that Paul. It's been good chatting with you on the Forum. Wishing you all the best with your sale ... somebody's going to get a great...
    2 replies | 69 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 02:16 PM
    islandman replied to a thread Nova Car in For Sale
    Looks like a fairly unmolested Mark 1 body, with a mark 4 rear end, If I had the time, space and being in the right country I would have snapped...
    2 replies | 69 view(s)
  • Paul Slade's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 12:32 PM
    Paul Slade started a thread Nova Car in For Sale
    After a long think I’ve decided to sell the Nova I purchased earlier this year I want to concentrate on my other cars instead I’ve put it on eBay ...
    2 replies | 69 view(s)
  • bobbybrown's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 09:33 AM
    bobbybrown replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    Little more expensive Phill but this place looks to have stock...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
  • islandman's Avatar
    16-12-2018, 12:57 AM
    islandman replied to a thread Wiring loom in Electrical
    It may sound silly but "Where you can reach it"! Mine is in the drivers footwell at the side forward of the hydraulic ram recesses. It seemed like...
    30 replies | 1685 view(s)
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