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Old 01-17-2007, 12:55 AM
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I'm wiring up my project FJ40 and am unsure where the battery cables go. The positive red cable goes from the "+" side of the battery to the starter, right? I'm running a later model gear-reduction starter. Looks like one ground strap bolts to the frame and connects to the "-" side of the battery. Where does the other ground strap go? From the frame to the body tub? Body tub to engine?

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I'm wiring up my project FJ40 and am unsure where the battery cables go. The positive red cable goes from the "+" side of the battery to the starter, right? I'm running a later model gear-reduction starter. Looks like one ground strap bolts to the frame and connects to the "-" side of the battery. Where does the other ground strap go? From the frame to the body tub? Body tub to engine?

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It's good to ground the frame to the body, the motor to the body and the frame, I use 1/0 welding cable (very fine strand) for the high current paths and 2AWG for the body-engine. Grounding is good. I have a crimper you can borrow for the 1/0 if you want.
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