When I priced a fuse block and all the wiring, I just couldn't see any savings, or advantage over the kit. Vern In reply to Christopher 2. If you want I can refer you to the person who I spoke to and he could tell you more. We constantly seek out new ways to improve our products Please note that while we strive to keep the web site accurate and up to date, all prices are subject to change. We will work with the vehicle designer to custom-craft a special harness for their unique vehicle.
I would start a circuit at a time and work my way through. I have a wiring diagram and the old wiring its still there and functional just a little more brittle than I like. Antique machinery, a wide variety of historical drawings and innovative techniques are what make Narragansett Reproductions unique. For those with a passion for the authenticity of their old cars wires, but who also want the safety of modern plastic wires, Narragansett Reproductions provides the solution, the lacquered and braided finish over plastic coated wires. We are constantly adding to our line of harnesses, as our machine shop completes the tooling required for many hard to find connectors and molded plugs.
I read a few articles and it seems like all that I would be getting for my 1950 Ford Truck is a couple of headlamp connections, some wiring, signal flasher, and a fuse box. For most of 1950 the upscale two-tone Crestliner trim was only offered. My headlights are brighter than any old vehicle I have ever owned. Fortunately for me he did a great job as I never had an electrical problem with it but I shudder to think how tough it would have been if I had. Do you think it could be completed in a weekend? The thing I liked the most was that the wires are marked every six inches with what the wires go to.
Don't let your car be sub-par; get all the wiring harness parts and Classic Ford wiring harness sets you need today from Dearborn Classics. When we get an order for a harness that we have not built in the past, our in-house draftsman works up a blueprint, or shop drawing. The reason we require the customer to send the originals is the schematics don't give all the necessary information that is required to build a harness from. I wanted to solder the connections rather than crimp. I also forgot to mention that I had wired my 39 Ford Car, complete. If not I will be buying some wiring and a fuse box and start wiring it up mayself. Be sure to use the proper sized wire and color coded to make it easier to trace problems.
Hope this hels you out. I make it a point to never use anything smaller than 14 gauge. It is better to have the wire oversized than under. Our wiring harnesses are built for commercial use by trailer and truck manufacturers and available at wholesale prices to other antique car part retail businesses. Once the draftsperson has completed the shop drawing, we can price the harness and quote the customer.
Do testing as you go. The price is reasonable and the product is excellent. This 1950 Ford Cruiser is a frame-off restoration that looks better than it did when it rolled off the line. We use the schematics and the customers original to prepare the shop drawing. Is there more to the kit then that? For example, Narragansett Reproductions has filled an order for several 30' long harnesses for Nova Scotia ambulances.
Purrs like a kitten when. Wiring harnesses come complete with installation instructions. This is how we ensure our harnesses are exact duplicates of the originals. Although the schematic tells you what color the wire is and where it goes to, it doesn't tell you the correct gages, individual wire lengths, types of terminals and connectors used, nor what type of braid or loom might have been used. Wires can be inserted for fog lights, electric fuel pumps, and any other accessory or special item.
This is a good investment in keeping your truck safe from fire, and possible total loss. Narragansett Reproductions can also install your wiring harness for you. Call 401-364-3839 Using antique harness and wire braiding machines, Narragansett Reproductions has been helping classic and antique car lovers restore the electrical systems of their treasured automobiles. When an assembler begins a harness, he pulls the appropriate wire and cuts it to length according to our shop drawings. Note: In the mid-1950's U. Upon approval, the harness is put into production. Take your time and don't put yourself into a box by trying to do it all on a weekend.