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Old 01-01-2005, 01:37 PM
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what brand wiring harness do you recomend,or not?

is there a good wiring harness that is not expensive? or one brand that i should avoid? i am looking for one for a 66 nova 6-cyl. i might do the whole car.
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Re: what brand wiring harness do you recomend,or not?

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is there a good wiring harness that is not expensive?
Good and Not expensive are not usually used at the same thing.......especially when it comes to car parts and pieces...


I prefer Ron Francis .....he advertises in all the Street Rod type magazines. He is not cheap..but his stuff works and has very good instructions........

For a 66 Nova.......they may be a GM approved source......

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American Autowire may well have the harness for your 66 Nova
http://www.americanautowire.com/
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Look into "Its A Snap" or "E-Z Wire"
pick up a Stret Rodder mag. for the phone # They have everything you need and more.
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I use painless wiring harnesses.

http://www.painlesswiring.com/
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does haywire make wiring harnesses? i tried looking in their site, but no luck. what about the e-z wire website, couldn't find that. i am looking to buy a made harness, not to make one.

anyone ever use this one? http://www.itsasnapwireandcable.com/new_page_6.htm

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I just finished my car with it's a snap. the 21 circuit kit was $145 at a NSRA show. However, they have the worst instructions I have ever seen. You can always download good instructions from painless.
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my buddy has a 65 nova . And we used a painless harness
and had very little problems installing it. however it ran him about 250.00 bucks,but considering what we got it was well worth it.
and the harness has had no problems its been in the car for about two years.
i believe he got it from summit

hope this helps you out.
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My neighbor put a painless in his 56 F-100. Everything was marked, other than some issues with the tilt front end, it was pretty simple.
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does haywire make wiring harnesses? i tried looking in their site, but no luck. what about the e-z wire website, couldn't find that. i am looking to buy a made harness, not to make one.

anyone ever use this one? http://www.itsasnapwireandcable.com/new_page_6.htm
Here is Haywire http://www.haywireinc.com/
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i went there already,and dont see any harnesses for my year car.
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I put the EZ-Wire kit in my truck -- it's not designed for my truck, which is what I wanted -- lots of circuits to do as I please -- however, it was designed for my truck in terms of wire lengths, etc.

For $165, you can't go wrong!

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These kits are for a Chevy steering column that is the most complicated part of the harness, everything goes left and right front and back from there!!
Look at Alan truck he has some good info
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I have used EZ and Painless kits in many cars and love them both. Quality is top notch and directions are fairly clear although they do assume some knowledge of the subject by the customer.
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I have used some of Painless products, which were OK, I have put Ran Frances kits in my 36 Fords and will say they are the best (quality, flexibility, instructions and tech support) I have looked at all the other copy cats and am not interested for my personal use. Some appear to be little better than what I could strip from the salvage yard, while others try to do a low budget copy of Ron Frances, sans the control panel.

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