Ah yes, memory is a wonderful thing! I sure wish I had some.
I posted my comment about left and right from memory also. Upon going out and
actually LOOKING I realised that mine is U. BEAM and L. BEAM also.
This is what happens when I let my Blood Alcohol Level drop too low.
49 Chevy 3800 Panel
52 GMC 640 firetruck
Doug Pewterbaugh wrote:
> As a correction to my previous post on the subject of fuse boxes; I pulled
> my comments about the 49 not having headlight fuses in the box from memory
> (a bad thing for me to do!). I went to check it this morning & there are
> fuses there. Although I thought the member with the 3800 panel stated his
> had a fuse for left & another for right, mine has one labeled "U. Beam" &
> the other labeled "L. Beam".
> Doug Pewterbaugh
> Denton, TX
> 49 3104 216 5-window
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Andrew Roberts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <EEHodges@aol.com>
> Cc: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, November 23, 1999 2:07 AM
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Wiring harness
> > Emory,
> > You might want to see if your wiring harness has a specific year on it.
> > My '49 has a large fuse box (about 4" X 6") with headlight fuses, like
> > yours. In '50, Chevy decided that using both the thermal shutoff
> > on the switch and the fuses was redundant and switched to a smaller fuse
> > box with just two fuses, for tail and stop. I just checked GS's website
> > and they do sell both harnesses, but they could easily have sent you the
> > wrong one.
> > For those who've been on the list long enough to remember me: I haven't
> > posted to the list for quite some time now, but rest assured that I am
> > still alive and well, just taking a lot of hard classes. Hopefully I'll
> > have some progress to report around Christmas time, maybe even a web page.
> > Keep on truckin,
> > Andrew Roberts
> > 1949 3600
> > On Mon, 22 Nov 1999 EEHodges@aol.com wrote:
> > > I bought a wiring harness from Golden State Pickup Parts (long before
> > > 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)
> > > 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
> > > 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
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959