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Ron C.

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What is this connector for???
« on: May 06, 2007, 12:29:00 AM »
looking at the firewall to the left of the steering colum is an electrical plug with 2 connectors at differnt angles,the wires insde the car are heavy green wires.anyone know what this is for? here is a pic of it look next to the steering colum to the left.
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2007, 01:16:39 AM »
Backup lights
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2007, 02:13:36 AM »
Backup lights

Correct.  Also, your oil pressure gauge line should have it's own hole and rubber grommet.

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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2007, 01:10:20 PM »
Ron,

Replace those ground straps and screws too!

JM

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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2007, 01:39:22 PM »
Jerry, what '69 powertrain combination had that backup lights plug/grommet in the firewall? I know 4-speeds had the backup light switch inside the car, on top of the steering column, with no external wiring.
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2007, 06:26:18 PM »
im guessing there is a wire that connects to this plug and goes to a switch on the trans somewhere? Anyone know where i can get this wire and switch? anyone have a pic of the routing of the wire?
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2007, 06:36:04 PM »
Ron,

Replace those ground straps and screws too!
Jerry im slow in getting the new pics on here,yes new straps are on and engine is in the car.


JM
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2007, 06:55:34 PM »
johnz, that is a 67 firewall.
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2007, 06:59:14 PM »
ron. the hole next to the wiper motor is the hole for the oil pressure line. my 67 rs/ss doesnt have a rubber grommet. the fitting is held in with a nut on the engine side.
69 x77 burnished brown, 711 int 05A bought in 78
67 rs/ss 350 butternut yellow 4 speed 2nd owner
70 Z28 forrest green, green int, M40, bk vinyl roof PROJECT
99 SS hugger orange 6spd NO TTOPS bought new 1 of 54
11 cts-v blk diamond  edition wagon 556hp sick!

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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2007, 10:45:05 PM »
im guessing there is a wire that connects to this plug and goes to a switch on the trans somewhere? Anyone know where i can get this wire and switch? anyone have a pic of the routing of the wire?

I don't know about the 67 AIM, but in the 68 one its page 323 and section M20 anyway.  I got a repro one at Rick's.  I don't know if that's the right one for yours though.
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2007, 11:34:12 PM »
John,

The back-up plug in the firewall is a 67 and 68 thing.  The plug in the firewall mates with a wiring harness that plugs into it, and the other end goes to a bracket and switch mounted on the transmission side cover.  The switch is part of the harness.

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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2007, 03:41:17 AM »
Ron,

Replace those ground straps and screws too!

JM

Jerry -

Why?  What's your thinking behind this?  Where do you buy replacement ground straps and screws?

Paul

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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #12 on: May 07, 2007, 11:37:59 AM »
jerry can i get that harness and swithch from somewhere?Do they reproduce it?
John,

The back-up plug in the firewall is a 67 and 68 thing.  The plug in the firewall mates with a wiring harness that plugs into it, and the other end goes to a bracket and switch mounted on the transmission side cover.  The switch is part of the harness.

Jerry
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2007, 11:40:17 AM »
I got the new ground strap kit from Ricks first gen
Ron,

Replace those ground straps and screws too!

JM

Jerry -

Why?  What's your thinking behind this?  Where do you buy replacement ground straps and screws?

Paul
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Re: What is this connector for???
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2007, 11:43:02 AM »
All of these components are available through Rick's First Gen.

JM