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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 04, 06:54 AM Thread Starter
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More electrical stuff...

2 questions I wouldn't mind some input on...

1. The '69 has 4 ground straps in the kit. When I tore the car apart it only had three. I have 2 from the firewall to the heads, one from the frame to the firewall below the heater box. Where does the 4th go?

2. My car has idiot lights and I've gone to the Autometer console pods. What options do I have for the exitsing idiot lights? Has anyone run both systems? If so, any pics/info on where you put your sensors. Thanks for the help!

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 04, 07:37 AM
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The ground straps are part of a radio RPO and didn't come on every Camaro. If you don't have a Factory assembly instruction manual I can check mine later this evening it's shown in there.


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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 04, 08:11 AM
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Ive run both before, you need two different sending units. Water temp. can come off either heads or intake, and for the oil press. You can use a tee or find another oil galley plug. Voltmeter voltage can come off the fuseblock.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Dec 2nd, 04, 05:27 PM
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The other strap goes from the subframe to the lower cowl on the drivers side. Same as the pass side. Take a look at the strap on the pass side in the pic below, It will end up under the steering column area.

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