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  1. Proportioning Valve Brake light warning switch wirign

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    I have a All Star Performance proportioning valve on my 57 for front disc and rear drum brakes. I just got a brake light warning switch connector for the switch. It has a single wire coming our of the switch, and I am confused as to what to connect it to for power so I can also connect it to the...
  2. Gauges stay on!

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    i just got done rewiring my 57 bel air, and now for some reason the gauges stay on even when the key is off! I must have something wired wrong somewhere but I cant figure it out. in the next picture, you can see an orange and a white wire left from when I tore out the old harness. I suppose they...
  3. '57 Bel Air Dashboard/Radio Clock

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Need help with wiring diagram for this dashboard. Also, radio wiring diagram would be greatly appreciated.
  4. FiTech Conversion

    Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    Hi all, Decided to upgrade my 39 year love affair to fuel injection...worked on it for five days (am 73 years old), changed out my s/s fuel tank for a Tanks Inc. fuel tank with internal fuel pump. It all actually went very well. The AN fitting hoses were a snap to make up using the tool sold at...
  5. CI Belera III and AAW Classic Upgrade Connection

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    Dear TriFive Brethern, I recently purchased the Belera III gauge cluster for my 55 (and love the looks). I'm also upgrading my wiring with an American Autowire Classic Upgrade kit at the same time. The AAW main harness has plugs/adapters for a "stock" gauge cluster, but the Belera III is...
  6. *Looking for diagrams and concept drawings 1956 Chevy

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    Hello All, My husband and I are expecting Baby #3 this Thanksgiving, and we are finally having a BOY! I want to theme the baby's room around our car he inherited. It's a 1956 Chevy (Bel-air or 210) Sorry I'm not exactly sure which, please see the photo. My husband inherited the car from his...
  7. 1957 Chevy Truck Wiring/Alternator NO Generator

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hi everyone!! I'm a newbee here, so please bare with me.....I have a lot of issues, mostly automotive knowledge. Right when we think we got it all figured out, (AGAIN), leaves us with just more questions and uncertainty.... I'll keep this simple for now, maybe if I had the right wiring diagram...
  8. Wonderbar wiring

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I can find all kinds of wiring diagrams for the 57, but none that includes the Wonderbar Radio and its power unit. Does anyone have an easy to follow diagram for the wiring (power and speaker) for a 57 wonderbar radio and its power unit? Does the speaker connect to the power unit under the...
  9. 57 Clock works only with key on

    Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I recently had my clock repaired and reinstalled as it has not worked since I have had the car, some 25 years; however the clock only works with the ignition turned on. It has the original plug and the wires all seem to be correct colors as is the original harness, but I am thinking this cannot...
  10. brake light question?

    Trifive Trucks Suburbans & Panel vans
    My 56' Cameo has LED brake lights to which the turn sig and running lights connect as well as the brake lights. all systems work well.... except when running lights are on no brake lights. when they are off brake lights work fine. I believe they are taking full voltage during running light...
  11. Compass wiring

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    I have what i think may be a repo 58 compass.....close enough for now i suppose! it has a single wire coming out of it that lacks a connector on the end. how is it supposed to be wired?
  12. 57 Truck Ignition Wiring to fuse panel?

    Trifive Trucks Suburbans & Panel vans
    I purchased a 57 3200 LWB a couple of weeks ago. An ignition wire fell off the fuse box (I think). Now truck won't start and I don't know where to plug it back in. I tried one spot on the panel and got a brief vroom, then stall, now nothing again. Hope I didn't fry something that fast. Any ideas?
  13. Need help with turn signals

    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...
  14. Wiring Harnesses - Ron Francis, Painless, Generic, DIY, any thoughts?

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hello: I will be completely rewiring a 57 chevy. It currently has the OEM harnesses. I was wondering what thoughts anybody might have regarding the Ron Francis, Painless, generic, or a "totally from scratch" do it yourself wiring harness. I will be adding new components (gauges...
  15. 1956 150 Nu-Relic Power Window And Electric Life Power Lock Install

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    I have a customer with a nice example of a power window / lock conversion. Many pictures and steps. There is also installation of an electric trunk release and vehicle wiring harness. any added info or questions welcome.
  16. Porting a '95 350 Throttle body From a Chevy van to a '57 Bel air

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hello all :) I recently purchased a 1957 Chevy Bel air, and I'm in the process of restoring it. It's got a 283 under the hood, and it runs, but there's not reverse and it smokes like a *******. After putting upwards of $500 dollars and 50-60 hours of labor into reviving it, I've given up (for...
  17. Electronic speedometer wiring for LS1 swap

    LS & LT Installation Questions and Answers
    I am using a 2002 Camaro LS1 engine in my 57. I have a new Stewart Warner speedometer that interprets any signal from 3,000 to 100,000 pulses. I cannot get it to operate or calibrate properly. I am wondering if the signal coming from the PCM is stepped down to 5 volts. (Pin 50, red connector...
  18. Custom wiring Harnesses

    Chit Chat Area, Anything on your mind goes here.
    Hey guys I know there are a few places to purchase some harnesses for our cars but If anyone out there needs a custom Harness for any need let me know. I have all the machines and materials to knock out any size harness in a matter of a day or two. :shakehands::flag6:
  19. Headlight wiring upgrade

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    Over the winter, I upgraded the headlight wiring in the '55. I had been noticing that my headlight output seemed inadequate. I first upgraded to Sylvania 'SilverStar' bulbs, it helped, but still not what I had hoped for. I then started doing some research and happened across this article...
  20. Installing Corvette Mirrors on 55 Belair

    Electrical Questions and Answers
    We are installing 2007 corvette mirrors on our 55 Chevy. We need to find a stand alone toggle switch / button / control that will operate the mirrors, not the windows, that does not go thru the computer. Has anyone had experience with this type of install? Any suggestions as to the size of wire...