2.8 wiring

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2.8 wiring

Post by mwillerton » Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:20 pm

I am planning on creating a new wiring loom for 2.8i. I have a plan to make it but Does anyone know the awg/width/amp of the wires?
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Re: 2.8 wiring

Post by Mc Tool » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:26 am

Can't help with wire gauges but last time I needed to do a bit of wiring I went to a car wrecker and got a good hunk of a wiring harness , lemme tell ya from someone who has made a few harnesses .......it ain't never as easy as you might think....and with that in mind ,make sure you buy enough stuff to make 2 :) and when cutting to length be generous ....you can cut a bit off but you can't cut a bit on
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Re: 2.8 wiring

Post by stevemarl » Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:30 pm

I would probably look at the fuses the circuits come from as a guide to amperage, then double the rating for a safety margin? Other than that, wattage divided by volts of whatever you`re powering will give you current. (so 60w bulb /12 = 5A, hence the 8A fuse) There will be tables on the net giving current/awg.

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