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Mikes69_Coupe

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Looking at my car today, it seems that I remember the water temp gauge wire routing around the ex. manifold to be a bit different than what it is. This is an original 327/210 hp with A/C car. Anyone have a pic?
69 plain jane unrestored (but painted once) coupe, LeMans Blue, 86,264 miles, 327/210; PG; PS; A/C; Tinted glass. Original owner.

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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2017, 04:06:56 AM »
Mike,

First attachment is from the 1969 Camaro Factory Assembly Manual, Section UPC12, A7.  It shows the routing for the wire from the temp sending unit.  It is a single break out lead from the main engine wiring harness. 

Second pic is from 2004 when I was finishing up the front sub-frame, engine & trans on my '69 RS.  You can see the wire to the sending unit.

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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2017, 05:22:49 PM »
Thanks Richard. Problem is, with AC, the wire is danger close to the manifold 'cause the compressor tends to crowd it. Gonna hafta experiment a bit. Dunno, could be just 'cause I'm about blind as a bat, too!
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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2017, 05:37:41 PM »
Here's some shots of my 69 L48 with A/C. Should be similar.

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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2017, 06:20:12 PM »
That's exactly what I needed, John! MANY thanks!! ;)
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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2017, 11:42:16 AM »
FYI, they sell that asphalt wire loom now, a google search brings in a bunch of sellers :)

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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2017, 11:44:55 AM »
Thanks KevinW!
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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2017, 07:25:07 PM »
Got the chance to look closer at my harness yesterday, and re-routed the temp sender wire in the correct way. Apparently, I had it the way I did because the insulation is gone from the last 3"-4" of the wire. Did some checking, and found the insulation itself at HBC for reasonable $. I'll be ordering some shortly, although I'll be surprised if the new stuff matches the old stuff. Might possibly be re-insulating the whole wire, depending on the looks of the new insulation.

Thanks all! ;D
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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2017, 11:28:18 PM »
I seem to remember ordering some about ten years ago and it was pretty decent. You may have to disassemble the connector to slide it on though.
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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #9 on: August 09, 2017, 11:59:38 PM »
I think you can order that loom thru NAPA or you used to. Comes in a box with a roll about 20'. I wired alot of farm equipment with that loom.

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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2017, 12:50:22 AM »
The loom is slathered all over the 'net just like everything else. Just do a search. HBC most likely commands more coin than all others.  NAPA offers a lot but they are the most expensive of all the jobbers with whom I have accounts. I rarely use them unless it is absolutely necessary.

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Re: 69 327/210 with AC water temp gauge wire routing around ex manifold
« Reply #11 on: August 22, 2017, 05:20:15 PM »
Thanks. I realize that HBC is more $$, but I already have several things I want to get from them, so it won't be much difference.
69 plain jane unrestored (but painted once) coupe, LeMans Blue, 86,264 miles, 327/210; PG; PS; A/C; Tinted glass. Original owner.