My custom wiring harness is going well. Although it is moving slowly, it's something that I can do while laying in bed, once the initial lengths, unions and T's are defined.
I am taking great care to ensure that a very clean electrical system is accomplished. One primary goal I have is to make it hidden where possible. There is nothing I hate more than sloppy wiring. To me, it ruins the look of an engine bay and interior to see wires running all over.
All wire colors and gauges being used are to code with high quality automotive and marine grade connectors. Both soldering and high grade combo crimp/heat shrink connectors are being used as appropriate. Once the harness is complete, it will be installed to verify that it fits as designed. Once it passes the test, it is removed so it can be taped up and wrapped in thermal protective sheathing in areas that will run near high heat sources. It will also be covered in split loom.
However, prior to wrapping, each wire color, gauge, length and purpose will be drawn out to a digital color diagram. I do this for easier troubleshooting if there is ever a problem. My memory isn't what it used to be, so this is a real time saver. Plus, if I ever want to make another custom FSJ harness, I won't have to go through all these steps. This Jeep has a lot of technology in it and it requires quite a bit of extra attention. There are no factory harnesses like it to buy. Besides, if there were, they would cost 10 times what this costs. I have about 10 vehicles worth of wiring in my stock pile.
No pics at this time. But soon there will be.