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Old 01-26-2011, 10:32 PM
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Battery Positive Wire Routing

Hello, all.

I am trying to clean up the engine compartment on my '73 Chevy K20. I would like to run the positive cable from the starter inside the frame rail on up to the battery, in essence "hiding" it for a cleaner appearance.

In doing this however, it will run right next to the hard fuel line that runs from the fuel pump back to the fuel tank. Am I asking for trouble? Any danger in doing so? I'll post some photos later. Thanks for any advice.

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Run the +Cable inside some plastic wire loom then inside Frame to prevent a short from vibes/rubbing.
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Sounds like you can do it as long as you use rubber coated wire clamps to secure the wiring... Unfortunately drilling the holes might be a pain.....make sure no moving suspension parts are in the way ( I know you wouldn't, it's just part of the safety and competency announcement for some readers,like me
I also put that down in case I forget

It's all about insulation....And keeping the juice from one sealed conduit from interfering with the juice in the other sealed conduit...

Did I do ok?
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Yeh what he said also
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