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where to get weather resistant connectors

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by coincidentally, Apr 28, 2002.

  1. coincidentally

    coincidentally Registered Member

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    hi,
    i'm doing some electrical work and wanted to replace a bunch of the connectors attached to gauges and such with waterproof ones. Anyone know where to buy stuff like that? all the electronic parts stores dont seem to carry and water resistant connectors. Basically what I need is a bunch of connctors ranging from holding 2 to 4 wires. ones that I have seen in the past are made out of plastic, and have rubber gaskets on them to
    prevent water from coming in contact with the metal.

    any ideas?
     
  2. gotmud?

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    I got mine for my boat trailer at West Marine, any boat supply store should have them.
     
  3. Michael

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    http://www.msdignition.com/1ignacc.htm#anchor269663
     
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    Why not use some dielectric grease on the connectors? That is what we use on all of the marine stuff at my cousins place. Any connector that we install or replace on a boat or trailer gets a little dab to keep everything from corroding and getting wet.
     
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    Go to the junk yard w/ some wire cutters and cut out some "GM weather-pack" connectors. You can buy the internal metal part that the wires crimp onto cheep (I got some from PepBoys). You will need a small tube to take them apart...then you just crimp on the wire and insert it into the connector.
     
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