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  1. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Looking for a complete wiring harness, I mean from headlights to tail lights. I have been looking around online at them but I want to make sure I buy the correct one. Will be getting Power Steering, probably a new gauge set and some other modern day bells and whistles. Currently has a 64' 283...
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    i tried to jump my '56 belair and now my windshield wipers and radio do not turn on....what do you guys think went wrong?
  3. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Thanks in advance for reading! My brake lights, turn signals, reverse lights, and horn all work great. Right now my lights work like this, and not sure if this is how they are supposed to work from the factory: Dash switch off - all the way pushed in: Headlights: off Front driving lights...
  4. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Its a neutral safety switch im trying to wire into a column shift. I know how to mount it but with four different connecting posts I have no idea which to what. will it work in park and neutral? are the shift positions going to match a column shift Cameo sport a th400? Any help would be greatly...
  5. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hey guys I'm back with another question! I look around on here but no one had a similar problem to me. Basically I have a new starter, ignition switch, and engine harness in my car, which worked until a few days ago. I was turning the car, and out of no where the car will not turn over. There is...
  6. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hey there all, been building my car for some time now and getting down to the grit of it! but there are some things i cant quite get. my car (1957 chevy bel air 4dr sedan) is all stock, and has repro underdash, under hood, grill lights, rear and turn signal harnesses. But for some reason, the...
  7. Electrical Questions and Answers
    For all you experts out there, I am having an issue where as long as I keep the key engaged with the starter, the car starts and engine runs fine. As soon as I release the key to "run" position, it cuts off. Thoughts? Battery is new and good. Starter is new and good. New plugs and wires...
  8. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hello all. I've searched around and haven't nailed down an answer so maybe someone has the answer. I'm not a rookie on old cars but I'm not too proud to ask for help. Here's the background info: My '55 6 cylinder has gone through 4 batteries in 2 years. The batteries were brand new and this...
  9. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hello, This is my first post on tri-five but have been going through the posts for several months now and love all the information available. I recently had a new big block installed in my '55 Bel Air and I think there is an electrical/wiring issue in the car but am not sure. I was hoping...
  10. Electrical Questions and Answers
    I have read the other posts on this and other sites but still unclear on the wiring for the wiper motor on 57 bel air (possibility i am just dense). I gather run wire from resistor to motor for 12V, but where does it connect and where does the ground wire connect? Appreciate the help as been...
  11. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hi Folks, I turned off my 57 Bel Air - running smoothly - and tried to start it again about 30 minutes later. Heard a click but the starter did not engage. All dash lights work. Battery shows full charge. Both battery cables are tight at both ends. Any ideas? Thanks in advance. Rob
  12. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hi Everyone! In the past I have asked, and received, wonderful help for my e-problems with my 57 wagon which I did a frame-off, complete rebuild including new wiring harness and all associated parts. All electrical worked fine for about a month then idiot light came on (flickered and remained on...
  13. Electrical Questions and Answers
    well, being a new member, I didn't have much in the way of questions, till now. I'm building a 1957 150 2 door sedan. I envision it looking similiar to some I've see on here in Tropical Turquoise and India Ivory trunk area. Problem I'm having is finding a starter that will mate up to my motor...
  14. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Recently the "GEN" light on my '57 came on and stays on. I have a non-original 283 with no power steering and a generator. Up until this point, no new work was done on the car. Nothing was replaced or changed. Everything was working fine. I checked the battery with battery from another car...
  15. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    During a warm restart of my 57, the car stop cranking after about 3-5 seconds, and all of the dash lites went out. None of the electrical components (head lights, signals, driving lites, etc) are no longer working. Any thoughts on where to start looking?
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