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Unread 01-29-2014, 08:06 AM   #16
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Cool thread,

Would like to add, when i do mine i plan to use silver cable (non coroding), and heat shrink over all terminal ends like a marine instalation.

I dont think the starter will draw any more than factory harness will cover, but i will do these in 2/4 gauge.

Here is my upgrade list:
160A Durango dynamo
dynamo>batt (positive)
engine>frame>batt (ground)

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Unread 09-02-2014, 12:35 PM   #17
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I still have my old harness so I will measure everything tonight when I get home and post up numbers.
First of all, thanks for this very informative thread. I was looking for this exact write-up for the 4.7 and it took a little searching but I was glad when I found it.

Were you ever able to take measurements of your old harness?

Also, did you run new split loom over the new cables or just leave them exposed with zip ties or something to keep them together?

Thanks!
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Unread 09-03-2014, 09:23 AM   #18
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First of all, thanks for this very informative thread. I was looking for this exact write-up for the 4.7 and it took a little searching but I was glad when I found it.

Were you ever able to take measurements of your old harness?

Also, did you run new split loom over the new cables or just leave them exposed with zip ties or something to keep them together?

Thanks!

hey, I completely forgot to measure the old harness, I can do it today for you. Also As far as the split loom, I just used the stock stuff where/when I could. I did end up buying some but I used very little. If you are careful when tearing apart your old harness, you should be able to re-use the split loom protector.
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Unread 09-03-2014, 01:01 PM   #19
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hey, I completely forgot to measure the old harness, I can do it today for you. Also As far as the split loom, I just used the stock stuff where/when I could. I did end up buying some but I used very little. If you are careful when tearing apart your old harness, you should be able to re-use the split loom protector.
Sweet! Glad you still have it around. I am looking at buying some wire and want to make sure I get enough. Thanks again, look forward to getting the specs
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Unread 09-04-2014, 07:48 PM   #20
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Sweet! Glad you still have it around. I am looking at buying some wire and want to make sure I get enough. Thanks again, look forward to getting the specs
Hey sorry i didn't get to it yet, been super busy with work, I will do my best to measure everything tomorrow morning before work.
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Unread 09-05-2014, 02:12 PM   #21
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Ok, I finally got around to measuring the harness, sorry again it took so long.

Positive= 11ft
Negative= 7ft

I would of course by a couple feet extra just in case you need it. I bought a 25ft roll of black cable (cheaper this way) and used red electrical tape on the ends of the positive wires so I could tell the difference.
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Ok, I finally got around to measuring the harness, sorry again it took so long.

Positive= 11ft
Negative= 7ft

I would of course by a couple feet extra just in case you need it. I bought a 25ft roll of black cable (cheaper this way) and used red electrical tape on the ends of the positive wires so I could tell the difference.
Thanks a bunch, really appreciate it.
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