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Old 04-13-2018, 09:52 PM
Tmartin66 Tmartin66 is offline
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Washington,Oklahoma
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Default Did this a week ago.

Ken, I also purchased my harness from Stein. My harness had heat shrink right next to the mini micro stick connection. I was able to cut the heat shrink of and with a little work fold the wires over to a smaller profile to squeeze them through the holes with the slots. I'll just have to find something to use for strain relief. Hope this helps.
T. Martin
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Old 04-14-2018, 05:31 AM
MED MED is offline
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Aiken, SC
Posts: 215

I gave up on routing the plugs through the tortuous path to the sticks and cut them off. Then, I used d-sub pins and sockets covered with heat shrink to install the extension available from Stein. That way, I could still tie into the micro molex plugs already installed in the Tosten grip harness. PITA, but got it done.
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Old 04-18-2018, 07:58 PM
Wild dogg Wild dogg is offline
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Ross Ohio
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Default Common wire harness

I put the early model in last year the stick wire were to short but the big problem was all the wires were to short at the panel to connect to anything had to make extension for everything
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Old 04-19-2018, 04:36 PM
Stockmanreef Stockmanreef is offline
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Midland, mi
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well I have determined a different path. I plan to go through the bulkheads where the main wire harness runs--through the lightning holes. then go back through the bulkhead lighting holes to the stick.

I plan to get the 3/4" hole aluminum fittings and riveting them to the bottom edge of the lightning holes in the ribs, then use snap bushings. Not sure what I will do to hold the wire bundles in place in the bulkhead holes. I was considering using the same aluminum fittings (F14142 fittings shown on 26-04) and riveting them in place.

This also makes running the wires simple.

I have an email into Van's to make sure that it is OK to run the wires this way. I don't see why not at this point. But who knows. If it works, then I have no idea why van's would not change the plans to run the wires this way.

Does this make sense? Thoughts?
Ken Stockman
Midland, MI
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