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How do you connect a 66 Mustang AMP gauge to a 65 Mustang wiring haress?

I recently bought a new instrument cluster for my 1965 Mustang, but it has a 1966 amp gauge in it. The 65 used a black/yellow wire looped through a hoop on the back of the amp gauge but the 66 uses a red and yellow wire. I looked at the 66 wiring diagram and it shows that both wires are connected to the same point on the starter relay. Does anyone know how to connect a 66 amp gauge to a 65 wiring harness?

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Dump the amp gauge get a voltmeter.
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Dump the amp gauge get a voltmeter.
I agree, it is less hassle and eliminates a lot of fire danger
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I'm pretty sure the Mustang uses an ammeter that is wired in a way it does not see full battery output.. I would also suggest a volt meter, but being the ammeter is part of the gauge cluster, there is no way to put a volt meter in. short of sending the cluster off to a gauge restoration shop and have it swapped/ re- screen the gauge numbering..

best bet is to check with an early mustang site
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