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Allis Chalmers C wiring

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Lee B.

03-22-2002 10:49:50

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I have a C which I've pretty much finished
restoring--including an engine overhaul. Now,
however, comes the hard part; the wiring harness. I have a new harness installed, totally in
accordance with the harness-maker's
instructions--I think. I installed the battery
and promptly fried one of my new harness wires.
Guess I don't know why i'm such a basket case with
wiring but the facts seem to say that I am,
indeed. I don't seem to know an electric
generator field from a pasture.

Can anyone recommend some real basic reading that
treats of six volt tractor systems. Mine happens
to include magneto ignition. Any help will be

Basket Case.

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dick L

03-23-2002 07:25:36

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 Re: Allis Chalmers C wiring in reply to Lee B., 03-22-2002 10:49:50  
a drawing or two below

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03-22-2002 15:57:23

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 Re: Allis Chalmers C wiring in reply to Lee B., 03-22-2002 10:49:50  
wiring is slow and steady work. follow each wire individually and connect to the right sopts. If yo u"fried" one, it was connected between + and - on the battery, dead short. need to follow each wire individually. remember the 6 volt system is positive ground. make sure the wiring diagram is also original.

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Steve in N.J.

03-22-2002 13:20:05

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 Re: Allis Chalmers C wiring in reply to Lee B., 03-22-2002 10:49:50  

Don't be to tough on yourself. Wiring freaks a lot of folks out. A couple fellows on this site have great diagrams you can look at to see where you went wrong. I make & sell harnesses and electrical parts. Give me a call at the shop if you haven't figured out what happened, I'd be glad to help ya out..
(973)697-5747 B&B Custom Circuits

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Bryan Smith

03-22-2002 10:57:08

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 Re: Allis Chalmers C wiring in reply to Lee B., 03-22-2002 10:49:50  
Duey's site has some great info for you - including wiring diagrams.

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