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Re: [oletrucks] Wiring harness

To: "john dorsey" <jrdorsey@strato.net>, <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Wiring harness
From: "Doug Pewterbaugh" <dpewter@email.msn.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 01:42:25 -0600
Your 49 panel may be different than the pickups (at least the  ton) since
my 49 also did not have fuses for the headlights (built into switch like
others have observed).  Or maybe it is just because yours is a 1 ton?

Regards,
Doug Pewterbaugh
dpewter@msn.com
Denton, TX
49 3104 216 5-window
----- Original Message -----
From: john dorsey <jrdorsey@strato.net>
To: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Monday, November 22, 1999 10:31 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Wiring harness


> Chevy went with the thermal breaker in '50, my '49 3800 has two fuses for
the
> headlights, one for the left and one for the right.
> I assume they are separate so one blown fuse wouldn't put you in the dark!
>
> John
> 49 3800 Chevy panel
> 54 640 GMC firetruck
>
>
>
> Grant Galbraith wrote:
>
> > Emory,
> >    You don't mention what year you are working on. AD trucks as well as
I assume
> > others have no fuse for the headlights but use a thermal circuit breaker
that is
> > attached to/part of the headlight switch. Excessive current will heat up
a metal
> > strip enough so that it allows gravity to disconnect it. When it cools
it will
> > return and make electrical contact. A persistent short will make your
lights
> > repeatedly go n and off but hopefully not burn up the wiring.
> >
> > Grant,
> > 50 Chevy 3100
> > 52 GMC 150
> >
> > EEHodges@aol.com wrote:
> >
> > > I bought a wiring harness from Golden State Pickup Parts (long before
the
> > > thread on that subject). I started installing it and for the most part
I
> > > think it will fit with a few mods. One strange thing is I don't find
> > > connections for the fuse box for the headlights (upper and lower beam)
and
> > > park lights. There are connections for the stop and tail lights. Seems
odd -
> > > anyone seen this? I think I'll make a mod to run the lights through
the fuse
> > > box.
> > >
> > > Thanks for help,
> > >
> > > Emory Hodges
> > > EEHodges@aol.com
> > > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and
1959
> >
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
>
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959


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