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Offline 65specialvert

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fuse box dash harness
« on: March 06, 2013, 02:58:43 PM »
I pulled the harness and was going to clean up the rusted fuse holders. I began was pulling one of the clips out, and it was so rusted that it crumbled.

Are there new clips available, then I could cut off the old, and crimp on a new one,one at a time. I don't have the cash for a new harness, but I do have a lot of time on my hands. Thanks,Greg

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Re: fuse box dash harness
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2013, 06:07:52 PM »
Hi Greg,

New dash harnesses are not cheap. I don't blame you for wanting to repair your own. I do not know if the clips are available, but you might be able to get a fuse box or clips from a salvage car. Do you have any open spots for accessories that are not being used, rob Peter to pay Paul? A word of caution, the 48 year old plastic box can be brittle and may break when removing or putting in any new metal clips.  Good luck.

John

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Re: fuse box dash harness
« Reply #2 on: March 06, 2013, 11:11:11 PM »
I was also searching for the correct terminals (once upon a time), and was not able to find them.
The only place I know that can help is Lectric Limited.
They offer a fuse box repair kit for some applications.  $115.
It may or may not be avail for your specific harness.
http://www.lectriclimited.com/mainpage.htm
« Last Edit: March 06, 2013, 11:14:08 PM by WkillGS »
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Re: fuse box dash harness
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2013, 01:37:53 AM »
I remembered I have a Harness from a 70 Catalina stashed away.Dug it out and the clips look the same, and in a lot better shape too. I think I got it licked now,thanks for the help.

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Re: fuse box dash harness
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2013, 03:02:28 PM »
      If the 70 Catalina parts don't work out let me know, i have a fusebox from a 65 sportwagon that i'm willing to part with.

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Re: fuse box dash harness
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2013, 05:29:57 PM »
Thanks Tony, I'll give you a heads up if "plan A" starts heading south.