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Wiring Harness/Loom
« on: 16.08. 2010 21:38 »
Greetings all,

Can anyone recommend, from experience, a good supplier for a good quality new wiring harness for my bitsa A10.

I've seen a few on evil bay (Canada, US &UK) but I thought I would seek some opinions before diving in with a purchase.

I plan on keeping it 6V and intend to upgrade the voltage regulator.
The mag and dynamo have been re built.

Thanks in advance

Cheers

Scotty

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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #1 on: 16.08. 2010 23:50 »
The Draganfly harness is excellent!
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #2 on: 17.08. 2010 04:42 »
Thanks for that Richard

I've purchased a fair bit from Draganfly on this rebuild and have yet to be disappointed with the quality of parts received from them.

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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #3 on: 17.08. 2010 22:32 »
Hi, I'd check any harness first visually having bought one with 90% of the harnesses cables in brown and black and one purple! Not much help when identifying where they go later on - I'm thinking of constructing my own from parts sourced from Vehicle Wiring Products in Ilkeston, Derbyshire. They've been highly recommended and stock cables in all colours not just brown.  *smile*
Anyway if you find one thats good please let me know!

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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #4 on: 18.08. 2010 08:47 »
VWP are excellent.
I once ordered something from them Monday morning, and it was here (Finland) the next morning!
I don't understand how that is actually possible.
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #5 on: 18.08. 2010 15:26 »
Another vote for VWP - excellent people, although the P&P is a bit high if you just neeed a few bullet connectors.

WRT to Draganfly - I ordered some timing cover screws from them on Friday and no sign yet. Is this usual?
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #6 on: 18.08. 2010 18:26 »
Thanks Iain and Ian !


I spoke with Dfly this morning and the harness sounds as if well labeled, has bullet ends and comes with a schematic (which is great for someone like me who is easily bamboozled by electrickery  *eek*)
I went ahead and ordered it @ 40 squid (twice the price of harness's on fleabay) so I'll remain cautiously optimistic regarding it's quality.
I'll post a review when I receive it.

Delivery time is not a big priority for me  but I am curious to learn about VWP for the future  ????
Are they in the UK ?

Cheers

Scotty


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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #7 on: 19.08. 2010 10:10 »

Delivery time is not a big priority for me  but I am curious to learn about VWP for the future  ????
Are they in the UK ?

Cheers

Scotty



Yes, they're near Derby.
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #8 on: 19.08. 2010 15:25 »
Ian

Thanks for the info  *smile*

cheers

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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #9 on: 19.08. 2010 16:50 »
Does anyone know of a supplier of the correct RGS loom?

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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #10 on: 19.08. 2010 19:18 »
http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.eu/VWP-onlinestore/home/homepage.php
Dont know whos a good bet for RGS harnesses though.
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #11 on: 19.08. 2010 19:52 »
Tombeau,

I have checked out their site. All plugs and connectors are for modern stuff;

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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #12 on: 19.08. 2010 20:10 »
You're right John. *eek*
 I was sure they did trad bullet connectors as well,
I use crimped connectors myself...although ones used with ratchet crimping pliers, not those rubbishy things with coloured plastic on the ends that fall off the wires.
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #13 on: 19.08. 2010 20:57 »
Another vote for VWP - used them for years for my classic cars. For plugs, ignition lead and plug caps, Tim Green who owns the Green Spark Plug Co is a great help and has a huge range.
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Re: Wiring Harness/Loom
« Reply #14 on: 20.08. 2010 10:32 »
You're right John. *eek*
 I was sure they did trad bullet connectors as well,


They do but they're not where you expect to find them:

http://www.vehicle-wiring-products.eu/VWP-onlinestore/terminalsnonins/noninsbullets.php
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