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Wiring a 1936 Ford

Gettig ready to do a complete rewiring of my 1936 Ford Sedan running a HT383 SBC w/air and 700-R4 auto trans. How about some recommendations on which wiring harness/kit to get.... Ron Francis, Painless. American Wire, etc., etc. Want to use a really good quality kit that is easy to install. Please let me know your experiences with these products. Appreciate the assistance. Thanks, Rick

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I have seen examples of both the Painless kit and Ron Francis kit installed. I will be installing the Ron Francis kit in my 34 3W. It's not that I see any thing wrong with the Painless kit, it's just I think the Ron Francis kit is a better design that offers more options and is more flexible. Painless is a good system, but they appear to use surplus OEM fuse panels. Really nothing wrong with that, unless you see how someone else does it.

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I have used the kit from EZ Wirring kit on several cars with great results. It has everything the others do, and at a much lower price. It is marked every 6" and color coded, with 3rd break light, horn, back up, fan, tack, fuel pump, ect. all there. I guess I sound like a fan of this product.
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I used the EZ-Wire kit, too ... and at $165 I think it's the best! It was fun, too -- you can see the photo-diary of my 10-day project via my site-link, below my sig.

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I have used both the Ron Francis and the EZ Wire kits. Both are good quality units. I installed the Ron Francis unit in the late 80's and still have it in the street rod and the only problem that I had was with some tech support. I have installed 2 or 3 of the EZ wire units in the last year and a half and I really like them. They are marked every few inches just like the Ron Francis kits and can be had in anything from a 12 to 21 circuit. Plus they cost about half of what a Ron Francis unit does. My 2 cents worth.
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I just wish the EZ Wiring web site was worth a flip, it really %$#@#.

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You're right about that, Vince!

I always phone them.

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You're right about that, Vince!

I always phone them.

Alan
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I would really like to see their product before I buy the electrical for my street rod. Do they have a catalog?

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Wow!!! They have a new web site!!! :
EZ-Wire's New Site

This is the kit I bought :
18 Fuse | 21 Circuit

You can see better pictures at my site - click on the link below my sig and scroll down to my EZ-Wire link.

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Picked up an "It's a Snap" kit at the Nats last year. Great quality and incorporates all the good stuff found in other kits (like labeled wires etc) without the proprietary black box technology (like the Ron Francis kit). Extremely affordable too.

Here's the link and this one is worth a flip.

http://www.itsasnapwireandcable.com/products.htm



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I just finally finished looking at my newest issue of Rod and Custom this weekend and the ad for EZ Wire now has the kit that uses the new mini fuses for around 160.00.
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