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pre61-list Digest Wed, 21 Feb 2001 Volume: 2001  Issue: 041

In This Issue:
wiring seats from an SSE to an F1
Re: wiring seats from an SSE to an F1
Re: wiring seats from an SSE to an F1
Hotronics motor controls

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From: Randall Colgan <rcolgan telusplanet.net>
Subject: wiring seats from an SSE to an F1
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 16:51:29 -0700


Has anybody wired up power seats from a 93 Bonneville SSE (excuse the language) into your truck?  I was given these power buckets seats with the center console switch and need some translation on the wiring colors.  There are 7 wires that feed the two seats and center switch.  3 orange with black tracer. 3 Black. And one gray.  An orange (with black tracer) and a black set go to each of the seats and the center switch while the gray goes to the switch.  I'm guessing that the blacks are ground and the orange with black tracer goes to power.  Is that correct?  Where would the gray connect to?  There is also a vacuum line that feeds the lumbar support for each seat.  Would this vacuum line connect directly to the vacuum tree on the intake?  Does anyone have access to a GM electrical repair manual?  I've already checked the Chilton's manual with no success.

I could really use someone's help.  I don't want to fry the seat motors.

Randall
1952 F1
Ready to roll - summer 2001



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From: "GaryBBB" <gpeters3 lni.net>
Subject: Re: wiring seats from an SSE to an F1
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 17:18:26 -0800


Ok, I'm going to try this one again too (Grrrrr!)  I have some lincoln seats
that I will be putting in the bronco after I get them repaired and all you
have to do is trace the pairs of wires from each motor and hit them with
power.  They don't really have a ground, they both can be hot depending on
which direction you want them to run.   Reversing the polarity should
reverse the motor as well.  Once you have them sorted out you use a light
tester on the switches to do the same thing and connect them, piece a cake
:-)  The switches may run to ground but at the motor end I wouldn't expect
to see any grounds.

To get the things out of the lincoln I had to run power to them and I used
two wires and reversed the polarity to move it back and forth.

The lumbar supports should be filled with an air pump not vacuum so there
should be a little motor in the mess somewhere that does that and that's
what the hoses hook up too AFAIK.

--
Happily Retired (but broke)
Michigan Pot Hole Jumping,
78 Bronco Loving, Gary
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> switch.  I'm guessing that the blacks are ground and the orange
> with black tracer goes to power.  Is that correct?  Where would
> the gray connect to?  There is also a vacuum line that feeds the
> lumbar support for each seat.  Would this vacuum line connect
> directly to the vacuum tree on the intake?  Does anyone have
> access to a GM electrical repair manual?  I've already checked
> the Chilton's manual with no success.


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From: "Gary L. Perry" <glperry fwi.com>
Subject: Re: wiring seats from an SSE to an F1
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 02:09:57 -0500


I would bet the gray is just for a light for switch. Most GM lights on dash
and under dash have the gray wires going for
lights on panels. doesn't the switch or somewhere have just a power lead and
maybe a ground? Most seats have plug in
connectors they snap together during assembly for this or seatbelt warnings
and etc. Look for a plug on a wire under seats or under console. Course if
they were just "hacked" out and wires cut, that won't be any help. In my
local Library they have wiring manuals in the Resource book section (can't
take out, can make copies) for the different decades of cars. I have used
them and they are good and have most models. Most of the time if you stay
within the Brand most colors and routing are the same between models.

G. L. Perry
Huntington, IN
54 Chevy 2-ton (driver)
50 Chevy COE (project)
55 GMC COE (project)
MM Jet Star 3 (tractor)

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Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 6:51 PM
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> Has anybody wired up power seats from a 93 Bonneville SSE (excuse the
language) into your truck?  I was given these power buckets seats with the
center console switch and need some translation on the wiring colors.  There
are 7 wires that feed the two seats and center switch.  3 orange with black
tracer. 3 Black. And one gray.  An orange (with black tracer) and a black
set go to each of the seats and the center switch while the gray goes to the
switch.  I'm guessing that the blacks are ground and the orange with black
tracer goes to power.  Is that correct?  Where would the gray connect to?
There is also a vacuum line that feeds the lumbar support for each seat.
Would this vacuum line connect directly to the vacuum tree on the intake?
Does anyone have access to a GM electrical repair manual?  I've already
checked the Chilton's manual with no success.
>
> I could really use someone's help.  I don't want to fry the seat motors.
>
> Randall
> 1952 F1
> Ready to roll - summer 2001
>
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From: "JOHN A NIOLON" <jniolon WANS.NET>
Subject: Hotronics motor controls
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2001 19:25:13 -0600

Got my front flip working manually and I'm looking for the controls to make it automatic..  I've found a electric motor control unit with limit switches made by Hotronics.... anyone have any experience with them ???

thanks
john


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