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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Jun 8th, 06, 07:26 AM Thread Starter
 
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Relays ideas

I am in the process of putting a new 140amp 1-wire alternator on my 69. I am putting dual fans w/dual relays as well. I want to put relays on my DSE headlights to. My question is, do any parts store sell relays that have both the male and female connections? The only ones I have seen from AC Delco only have the male end. I am looking for the ones like these.http://www.madelectrical.com/catalog/rly-1.shtml
I do not want to have to solder the wires on the tabs of the relay. If the relay goes bad then I would have to cut the wires and redo.
Any ideas?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Jun 8th, 06, 07:41 AM
 
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Re: Relays ideas

I found a kit in my local auto parts store that has the relay plus the female plug and some wires. Not sure about the quality of the relay though - it's not a Bosch like Mark sells at MAD. All you would have to do is solder the female spade connector on the end of the wire - those are very common - and then plug it on the relay. Ones like the female flat blade ones on this page: http://www.madelectrical.com/catalog/flat-blade.shtml

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Re: Relays ideas

http://store.summitracing.com/egnsea...115+4294845465

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http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku

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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Jun 8th, 06, 08:36 AM
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Re: Relays ideas

I already did what you are planning to do and bought all my stuff here: http://www.terminalsupplyco.com/ I wanted a very clean install so I wanted to avoid using the pigtail setups that everyone sells and was able to get the terminals and sockets separately. I installed everything on a plate behind the driver headlights.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Jun 9th, 06, 02:10 PM
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Re: Relays ideas

Jameco Electronics has a variety of relays available for automotive applications, and they're very cost competitive. Their web-site is at www.jameco.com. Look in the electomechanical section. Good luck!
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