July 20, 2017

Fitting the new wiring loom

As with the majority of our wiring harness’, we deal directly with Autosparks. Autosparks are the market leaders in manufacturing bespoke harness’. They use British Standard

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Fitting the new wiring loom

As with the majority of our wiring harness’, we deal directly with Autosparks.

Autosparks are the market leaders in manufacturing bespoke harness’. They use British Standard 6862 PVC insulated automotive cable where applicable. This can then be braided to replicate the classic braided cable look with the modern day PVC cable properties. Once the harnesses are laid they can then be bound in either PVC harness tape or a cloth braiding depending on vehicle.

Original Manufacturers colour coding is used where possible; terminals and fittings are supplied where necessary. Autosparks go to great lengths to obtain original-type terminals but on older vehicles some wiring accessories may no longer be manufactured. If terminals and fittings are unobtainable they may omit or substitute for a suitable alternative.

The new harnesses are not labelled but will follow the pattern of an original harness. A good tip is to label the old harness up as you take it off. You can then use this as a guide for the replacement. Wiring diagrams are useful to identifying each branch on the harness and location for the wiring in each vehicle however, be aware there can be a few out there for the same vehicle but will say different things.

 

 

 

 

Visit from Classic Assessments

Today we had a visit from Brian Classic Assessments and the owners to look at the progress of our Jaguar E-Type V12 Roadster. Unfortunately they were a few days too early from seeing her in the new Golden Sands finish but none-the-less they were very happy with seeing the second stage primer.

Now we have the big decision to make on what interior finish.