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Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 03:50:21 -0700 (MST)
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fordtrucks80up-digest Thursday, November 13 1997 Volume 01 : Number 217



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In this issue:

Re: Diesel Battery Cables ["Jeff Wey" ]
Re: Diesel Battery Cables ["Jeff Wey" ]
Re: fuel guage [Christopher Smith ]

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Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 00:29:37 -0500
From: "Jeff Wey"
Subject: Re: Diesel Battery Cables

I would try the your local hi end car stereo store they should stock
extremely large gauge wire and gold plated connection terminals. They
should stock all the parts you should need to build your own cables. Jeff

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> From: Mary & Tim Bramble
> To: fordtrucks80up ListService.net
> Subject: Diesel Battery Cables
> Date: Wednesday, November 12, 1997 7:27 AM
>
> I have a 1991 F250 with the 7.3 diesel. I would like to replace the
battery
> cables and clamps which are pretty rough looking. A local dealer here in
> Atlanta quoted me "about $130" just for the positive cable. This is a
dual
> battery setup, and it is a long large gauge cable, but this seems awful
high.
>
> Has anyone done this before, or have any suggestions for getting a better
> price? A local battery shop wasn't interested in making new cables for
me
> because of the unique clamp to tie the two batteries together.
>
> Tim Bramble
> Bramble mindspring.com
> Atlanta, GA
> Bramble mindspring.com
>
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Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 00:29:37 -0500
From: "Jeff Wey"
Subject: Re: Diesel Battery Cables

I would try the your local hi end car stereo store they should stock
extremely large gauge wire and gold plated connection terminals. They
should stock all the parts you should need to build your own cables. Jeff

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> From: Mary & Tim Bramble
> To: fordtrucks80up ListService.net
> Subject: Diesel Battery Cables
> Date: Wednesday, November 12, 1997 7:27 AM
>
> I have a 1991 F250 with the 7.3 diesel. I would like to replace the
battery
> cables and clamps which are pretty rough looking. A local dealer here in
> Atlanta quoted me "about $130" just for the positive cable. This is a
dual
> battery setup, and it is a long large gauge cable, but this seems awful
high.
>
> Has anyone done this before, or have any suggestions for getting a better
> price? A local battery shop wasn't interested in making new cables for
me
> because of the unique clamp to tie the two batteries together.
>
> Tim Bramble
> Bramble mindspring.com
> Atlanta, GA
> Bramble mindspring.com
>
> +-------------- Ford Truck Enthusiasts - 1980 and Newer --------------+
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Date: Thu, 13 Nov 1997 02:00:51 -0500 (EST)
From: Christopher Smith
Subject: Re: fuel guage

Well bud, I hate to say it but get used to your gas guage working that
way. I have had an 83 FS 4x4 bronco and an 85 F250 4x4 with dual tanks
and they all have had the same problem of reading full forever and then
drasticly sinking to E. I have found no way of fixing this problem
without really looking into it. I am guessing the floats in the tanks are
not operating properly.
Chris Smith
Anderson, IN

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