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What wire

Post by pauliil1948 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:26 pm

Hi guys does anybody sell new ones of theses ,or know what size the wire is thanks
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Re: What wire

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:49 am

Hi Paul,
If you have an old-school motor factors near you, they might be able to supply some cable of the correct size.
Alternatively, just search on Google for battery cable, after a quick search I found this supplier:
https://www.autoelectricsupplies.co.uk/product_list/124

It should be quite easy to measure the required size, as it states here, the last number in the cable size is the diameter of the entire cable, including the insulation:
https://www.autoelectricsupplies.co.uk/ ... tegory/124
That should make it easy to buy the correct one.

It might be more of a struggle to find a new connector for flat battery terminals though. A change to a round post terminal set-up might be on the cards. :goodluck:

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Re: What wire

Post by Not_Anumber » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:07 pm

I might have one here that will do. Can you measure how long the cable needs to be ?

Reason Im asking is I have a battery to starter motor lead that came with a Pinto engine I bought years ago to rebuild. Its around somewhere in a box of odd wires and i can dig it out if suitable . I know it was out of a Sierra, cant tell you which model other than it was something that had an injected 2.0 Pinto. There is a length of flexible conduit around it that provides a bit more protection against rubbing against hoses and cables.

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Re: What wire

Post by Bod9084 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:12 pm

Hi which engine do you have as the 2.8 have a longer one

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Re: What wire

Post by pauliil1948 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:14 pm

Thanks guys all sorted,much appreciated,

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Re: What wire

Post by Bod9084 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:56 pm

Are you looking for a battery cable

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Re: What wire

Post by pauliil1948 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:28 am

Thanks mate all sorted.

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