i'm trying to think back to previous radio upgrades i've done, mostly
on american cars. my memory may be foggy, but the brown lead is
possibly for a power antenna, designed to raise it only when the radio
is turned on. never had a car with one installed, so i'm not really
maybe this answers your question, maybe not.
Dan Dwelley wrote:
> I have a question concerning the am/fm radios that
> were installed in the later Midgets.
> The wires on the back have the following colors and I
> need to know the wiring scheme: Red, brown, grey, grey
> with red tracer stripe.
> The grey looks to be soldered to the case so I would
> guess ground.
> The red I would guess is power...It creates a circuit
> when it's turned on(by the power knob) with the grey,
> brown and grey/red.
> The grey/red I am guessing is the speaker.
> The brown I'm guessing is another power but it makes a
> circuit with the red when the power is on or will also
> make a circuit with the grey and the grey/red when the
> power is turned off.
> Does this sound correct to anyone?
> Thanks in advance,
> Dan Dwelley
> 77 Midget
> Alexandria, Va.
'59 bugeye (target)
'60 bugeye (organ donor)
a cellar floor filled with parts boxes.