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I was wondering if someone could help me decide which wiring system to go with. I have never done a full rewiring, I am rewiring a 1977 K5 Blazer and was wondering if the 2 systems I was debating on are good and which one would be best. I am looking at the Ron Francis or the Painless. So i guess my question is which is the easiest and best for the dollar? Thanx~Julie

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I was wondering if someone could help me decide which wiring system to go with. I have never done a full rewiring, I am rewiring a 1977 K5 Blazer and was wondering if the 2 systems I was debating on are good and which one would be best. I am looking at the Ron Francis or the Painless. So i guess my question is which is the easiest and best for the dollar? Thanx~Julie

Take a look at American Autowire. They specialize in Chebbie wiring harnesses. Their quality, IMHO surpasses both Ron Francis and Painless (I've used all three)

http://www.americanautowire.com/index.html

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Over the two you mentioned I would take the Painless hands down. Ron Francis is too proprietary for me. One thing to consider since this will be your first wiring job is instructions and support. Painless has great instructions and superb support. Some of the bargain priced systems have terrible to no instructions and tech support is a joke. I have no experience with American Autowire, but have heard nothing but good about them.

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Look into ---- Rebel wire
1/2 the dollars of painless or any of the others and simple to install
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Painless has the best support hands down.
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Painless has the best support hands down.
I agree, plus their web site is a great souce of information. You can download all of their manuals.

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I'll put a vote in for American Autowire - their kit came complete with everything I might've needed, and their email support is prompt and helpful. No auto-robots there, my questions have always been answered by a person in a clear and extensive way.

Course this was a couple years ago, but I hope that hasn't changed.

Out of your two suggestions, I only have direct experience with Painless so I'd have to go with them (although I believe that A.A.'s instructions are a step above Painless').
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I agree, plus their web site is a great souce of information. You can download all of their manuals.

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Just wanted to say thanx for your advice. Julie
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I'll put a vote in for American Autowire - their kit came complete with everything I might've needed, and their email support is prompt and helpful. No auto-robots there, my questions have always been answered by a person in a clear and extensive way.

Course this was a couple years ago, but I hope that hasn't changed.

Out of your two suggestions, I only have direct experience with Painless so I'd have to go with them (although I believe that A.A.'s instructions are a step above Painless').
I wanted to thank you for your advice it was very helpful. Julie
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