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Traditional hotrod wiring suggestions

I'm at that place in my project where I need to start thinking about a wiring harness. My project is a 32 Ford hi boy roadster pickup w/ 48 flathead and 5spd. This is a minimulist project and very basic - no accessories. I'm looking for ways to hide the wiring. I want to keep the firewall and engine area as uncluttered as possible. Any suggestions would be appreciated - WJH
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Just buy a simple 4 or 8 circuit fuse panel and buy your own wire. I like the look of the original style fabric covered wire.... keeps the original vibe going.

These guys can help http://www.riwire.com/
as well as British Wiring in Bally, PA and Skip Readio who can build you a custom harness. He's know as Desoto on the HAMB.

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Good info, are you going to put your fuse panel under the seat?... you should have plenty of room for that and some other esentials. Also for a strictly '32 Ford website that will give you all kinds of tips and LOTS of pictures look at www.deuceslimited.com. Several members from here on that forum.
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I went with a universal hotrod wiring kit from NW Autowire. It was under $90, and came with enough lead to do the dash area, but made up harnesses to reach front and rear bumper areas. I ran all mine down through a grommet in the floor area, then along the frame and up to items. The kit also came with a really nice wiring diagram to assist in wiring from scratch.

http://www.nwautowire.com/servlet/th...hot-rod/Detail
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here's a simple harness...


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_-z9Chr5kO0...tRodWiring.jpg
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