I was wondering the same thing. Somehow the smoke got out of the light switch
the other day, well, the wiring finally chafed through rubbing on the steering
shaft, and poof! I attempted to fix the switch, but soldering heat cooked the
quite soft thermoplastic wafer that held the contacts.
I have Dan Master's excellent diagram (http://www.britishv8.org/techhome.htm)
but again realized the limitation of a "schematic," which is that in its best
form it is so abstract that it doesn't provide much "functional" information
(any of you guys remember the difference between a Colpitts and a Hartley?)
What would really interest me more would be a "functional" wiring diagram that
shows the actual wiring locations and connectors. The only criticism I have of
Dan's drawing is that the light and ignition switches could be further detailed
with position and connection information, and I suppose the relays as well.
My generator connections are really cooked by the proximity to the exhaust
header heat, and I've had many small failures always fixed by cleaning and
buffing wiring tips and installing new bullet connectors. I've decided to go
with a new harness this winter, so I'm definitely interested in any notes you
may take, and may be able to help out if it is a longer range project.
BTW I replaced my rear springs with the "uprated" ones from Moss - (way thicker
and shorter) - wow, what a difference, got rid of the wallowing and bottoming
out. Highly recommended.
66 TR4A CTC 74217 LO
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 23:42:00 -0400
From "Kentech Motorsports" <kentech at midmaine.com>
Subject: Re: Ignition Warning Light Wiring
Here's a thought. Has anyone ever documented the end to end wiring
harness connections for a TR4A - with each color wire along the harness
ID'd and what it connects to? I've been able to ID many of the wires by
comparing the old harness to my new one and think a complete physical
layout would be very helpful. If nobody had one I'll make one up as I
proceed with my new harness install.
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