35 ford rewire-another question - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Electrical
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-28-2008, 04:40 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: virginia
Posts: 24
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
35 ford rewire-another question

ordered new classic volt/meter gauge to replace amp gauge. matches others. not sure correct wiring. light was different but ive fixed that.g i assume is grd and is grounded with bracket that hols gauge in. only 1 post to hook to says 1 or I. there is a green wire marked voltmeter in my new wiring harness. does that just go to here or is there more. no directions came with gauge. thanks.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 12-28-2008, 06:34 PM
Cape Cod Bob's Avatar
Registered User
Last wiki edit: How to title a hot rod Last photo:
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: MA
Posts: 1,292
Wiki Edits: 1

Thanks: 39
Thanked 53 Times in 42 Posts

is this a positive ground system ?

a voltmeter is going to measure the voltage present between the supply side of your battery and ground.

hook it to the green wire and see which way the meter moves. if it deflects to the plus u are ok. with motor running and charging ,look for 14volts.

if it deflects to the minus you will have to isolate the gauge from ground and hook the gauge body to the green wire and wire the terminal on the gauge to ground to get the current flow through the meter flowing the correct way for that meter.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 12-28-2008, 07:17 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: virginia
Posts: 24
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

this wire i assume comes from the new kwikwire fuse panel . it comes in the bundle with gas gauge wire,oil.temp.gas,etc, also signal indicator lights,high beam, for instrument panel feeds. 8 wires i think,this green being 1 of them.i forgot to mention im updating to a new kwikwire harness doin away with my homemade wiring,i can do as you say soon. thanks.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Electrical posts with photos

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ford vs Chevy question savman1 Engine 31 10-14-2008 07:13 PM
35 ford donor? azbryan Hotrodding Basics 7 10-25-2007 05:11 PM
35 Ford Belt & Pulley Question ratfink35 Engine 2 05-18-2007 02:27 AM
Question on ford trannys. Holly-Roller Transmission - Rearend 1 04-21-2007 10:54 PM
ford 35 coupe gunnulf Hotrodding Basics 2 09-19-2005 04:27 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.