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"Using the correct- paste Flux —for the type of solder you are using is the key ( trick ) to getting the solder joints to bond correctly to the wire or other metals you want to bond together with the…"
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"When using the soldering method to make wiring joints the soldering iron is used to shrink the heat shrink material ( not a lighter ) A soldering paste Flux. ——must be used first one the wire joint —before applying…"
"The point of this post was to show the different wire splicing method. If it helps someone out.. that is fantastic. If someone is looking for more an indepth and exacting study of the characteristics of electrons across a splice this is…"
"OPGI Lists them for $64.95 each, has had them in the past, but currently indicates "arriving soon" so I assume they are out but will be getting them in at some point... which is business as usual for OPGI.
Click Here for the link. Might be…"
I did just read that
Interesting the resistance stays very much the same after soldering
First time I ever saw the —J hook type wire joint ( very strong connection ) like that one a lot
Thanks for pointing…"
Hi, My lenses in the back seat (1963 convertible) have broken. I see one set on ebay, but they want a huge amount of money for them (I will make new ones out of acrylic before springing for those numbers.Somebody makes these- Any idea who??ThanksSee More
You voltage at the battery terminals SB 13-14 v at an idle and above —so not right yet
No need to check v in gear
I myself see no need to go to an internal regulated alternator
A good chance all will…"
"Tony, The Hemmings article evaluates the added strength with solder. Go to article and scroll down to "Adding Solder for Strength". It also looks at impedance (Resistance) without and with solder. Did you check out the article?"
"When doing a lot of the above wiring joints it is very easy to forget to be sliding the heat shrink down one side of the wires being joined first —before you start the actual wire joining having done many hundreds of…"
I watched the video again per your post
I thought the video was done after he sealed the wiring and did not see the last part were he suggests doing soldering for a stronger bond
If soldering you need to slide the…"
"From my Radio control airplane builds for 20 plus years in the hobby I do all of the above but i solder the wires before I use the shrink tubing over them
I myself never saw this done without using solder but very sure that wire joining…"
I have to say that Hemmings has some great Help Topics and thought I might incorporate a few on our Help Topic Page. I thought I would start off with a very basic topic -- Wire Splicing. I will also include a video with my recommendation - the "Lineman's Splice". Click on this link for a run down of the basic wire splice methods and a comparison:…See More
I have to say that Hemmings has some great Help Topics and thought I might incorporate a few on our Help Topic Page. I thought I would start off with a very basic topic -- Wire Splicing. I will also…Continue
Hi, My lenses in the back seat (1963 convertible) have broken. I see one set on ebay, but they want a huge amount of money for them (I will make new ones out of acrylic before springing for those…Continue
Good afternoon to everyone and Happy Thanksgiving. Does anyone have any idea if these can be serviced or know of where I can acquire a good replacement part. The reason I'm looking is because my…Continue
Hi all I am looking to have an aftermarket distributor made for these year models. I have fitted a Holley Sniper to my 63' 390 & want the Sniper to control the timing.
This is in the very early stages so I am looking to see if it is viable. I understand the purists might see this as sacrilgious but the Sniper has made my car soo much better for me. I am asking to see if there is any interest?
Hello, would anybody be able to tell me if I’m using the correct gasket on my Rochester throttle body? It doesn’t look right to me. I’m not sure if the carb actually ran with this gasket because I got it used with no history. Any help would be appreciated …