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D I Y wires question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mr_fujisawa, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. mr_fujisawa

    mr_fujisawa 1/2 ton status

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    so i'm doing a tune up so i can pass smog and i can only find cut to fit wires in the 8.8mm variety. i have never done these before though so i am wondering how you connect the inner wire to the metal elbow fitting. does it get locked in kind of? does the top of the plug press it against the metal? how do you do these things.
    sorry it's such a noob question, but please help.
    thanks
    sean
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  2. surpip

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    the instructins in the box are super easy to follow, i just did my car not to long ago, haviung the right crimper would probally be alot eaiser but i did mine with wire cutters, works good!!
     
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    Strip the wire down to the conductor, That gets folded back 180 over the side of the insulator and then crimp on the metal clip so that it squeezes the conductor between the insulation and the metal clip. Slide boot on over metal clip and away ya go. You can use a little dielectric grease to help get it to slide on.
     
  4. mr_fujisawa

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    thanks. . i had to ask because the box i looked at in kragen didn't come with instructions. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

    hopefully i can get that done soon
     

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