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  • Got some braces....

    500 more hours and I will be running the streets!
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  • #2
    Sweet Beauford, and now would be a great time to start running that wire harness while you can stand next to the frame rather than laying on the ground.
    You wana look waaay far up da road and plan yer route because the brakes are far more of a suggestion than a command!


    • #3 thoughts exactly. Waiting on brake switch and will get to it. Where does everyone run that brake wire and how is it secured? I don't care if its zip ties but like to be somewhat correct.


      • DaWizard
        DaWizard commented
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        What year is that truck? Normally on the 28/29 the switch is mounted on the left side of the tranny top two rear bolts. On the 30/31 the switch is mounted on the center cross member and I believe in both instances the brake light switch wire is ran in the gap right behind the battery.
        Last edited by DaWizard; 06-28-2017, 12:02 AM.

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      • #5
        I got the switch on the trans..just not sure where and how to secure wire on the way to light.


        • DaWizard
          DaWizard commented
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          Ok, depending on who's harness you got, try slipping the 2 wires through a piece of web and run it behind the battery, it will lay ok on the rail lip, no real need to anchor it.

      • #6
        Ezzzy Peeezzy! I like it! Brattons 2 bulb harness.


        • DaWizard
          DaWizard commented
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          Oh yea. The harness runs right on the top inside lower ledge of the frame and through the hole in the corner of the center cross brace right back to the rear light all along that rail edge.

      • #7 another dumb question. Where does the inside fuel line go coming off shut off valve? I assume the bowl is connected to tank and line from bowl to carb.


        • Beauford
          Beauford commented
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          I done figured it out. I went in my neighbors barn and looked at his old A. I think I woke up the mice. Trying to put something together that you never took apart is a real treat no one ever said!

      • #8
        If you don't already have them you should get the judging standards, as well as the service bulletins. These will aide you in reassembling your car properly and more efficiently.
        3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
        Henry Ford said,
        "It's all nuts and bolts"
        "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

        Mitch's Auto Service ctr


        • #9
          I WON'T loan my SERVICE BULLETINS, but you can come over & READ!
          Bill Stingy


          • #10
            I need pictures not a bunch of "the cotter pin must be in a 3-9 position with a 1/16 bend" LOL


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