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Diegopy94

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If this post is not in the correct spot , mods plz move it to where ut should be thanks.

last night i had an electrical fire and lost a large portion of my engine harness. Im on the lower mainland of British Columbia and will be spending most of today phoning local wreaking yards looking for a new harness.

I posted wondering if anyone may have input or know where one may be found. I dont know where I would begin to look for a totally new unit or how much that would cost but will probably look into it if I'm not successful at local yards first.

It's a 79 empress on a dodge d300 chassis. So 440-3/727/d70 basically identical to other late 70s winnys.

Any input is appreciated thanks

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https://www.classicindustries.com/shop/1979/dodge/d300/parts/electrical-wiring/

https://www.summitracing.com/search/part-type/wiring-harnesses/make/dodge

just google "1979 dodge d300 engine wire harness"

This happen to our first RV. It was in warranty thank goodness. Ours happen going down the hi-way. You find pages of them. Even dodge dealer might have them also. A lot of on-line auto parts also, but they will show up on the google search.

Good luck

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Posted: 10/02/20 03:34pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Found these yards in Kamloops.
Kamloops, BC salavage yards
What harnesses do you need?


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Diegopy94

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After numerous calls its simply too old for many businesses on the lower mainland to stalk. but i remember seeing a couple similar empress's in wreaking yards in grande prairie and also met someone parting out a similar gen winny in clearwater.

I hadn't actually sat down to Google new harnesses till now. The damage was extensive to the original but once I had the old out it looks much less intimidating to.

Thanks for the input, I will post up my progress once I make some on it.

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Hadn't looked as far as kam yet but I can call tomorrow

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Posted: 10/02/20 08:08pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

What Dodge chassis is yours on?

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you can have on made if you can get your hands on a diagram.


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79 d300 chassis

Was looking at the on board diagnostic connection, was thinking it could save some time and material by just removing that system. I feel like it would be a relic of a code reader.

I was going to post a pic of the damage but my phone keeps taking "motion photos" and I can't seem to turn it off. Damage is mostly to the diagnostic connector, wires to the alt, coil, dizzy and some sensors

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1979 Dodge diagnostic connector? Did someone switch out the motor? Don't remember that old of a vehicle having them.
Sure enough this old source shows diagnostic connector. Look on about 8-150
Wiring diagrams

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Thank you for the diagram.

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