I'm interested in this topic too, Larry, but as it relates to started with
a stripped body... That is, not having the existing wiring as a 'guide' to
help you. Do these harnesses generally come with instructions??
--- Larry Daniels <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I can't stall it off any longer -- I am starting the new wiring
> harnesses part
> of rebuilding the 79 MGB I bought for my better half. I've been
> dreading this
> because I'm not overly comfortable about all things electrical. (I
> think it's
> something about not being able to see all those little electrons running
> around doing their thing. Being somewhat color blind doesn't help much
> The car came to me with burned out -- and then half-assed repaired
> About half of the system was not working with many wires dangling
> to anything and most of the rest were twisted together and wrapped with
> electrical tape. Scary.
> One of the things I noticed as I started this is that there is an empty
> bracket directly below the fuse box. It is rectangular and about 3/4" X
> 1/2". What belongs there? It looks like maybe a flasher would fit?
> I have just begun removing the old main harness by clipping wires as
> leave the harness and leaving the rest of the wire attached to wherever
> goes. I'm hoping that this will make it easier to see where the new
> ones go.
> I've never replaced harnesses before. Any hints from the experienced
> guys out
> there that might make it easier... or better yet, keep me out of
> Helpful hints and words of encouragement/sympathy are all appreciated.
> Hopefully, I won't need to monopolize the list with too many dumb