Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Discuss the Early Eighties Bullnose Ford Truck

Welcome to Ford-Trucks Forums!
Welcome to Ford-Trucks.com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Ford-Trucks Forums community today!





 
Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 11-18-2002, 08:43 PM
MrHowl MrHowl is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Vernon USA
Posts: 7
MrHowl is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

Does anyone happen to have one of these diagrams? Or even able to list wires color with it's use? Th previous owner cut off the stock clips and I am trying to install a stereo. Any information would be appreciated!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-18-2002, 10:48 PM
Mil1ion Mil1ion is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 0
Mil1ion is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

www.installdr.com

Dennis

F.T.E. Assistant Administrator


[link:www.ford-trucks.com/guidelines.html|Club FTE]

[link: motorhaven.autoanything.com|How YOU Can Support This Site]

[link:www.clubfte.com/users/mil1ion/Mil1ion.html|My Website,"North Of The 49th"]


Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-18-2002, 11:55 PM
MrHowl MrHowl is offline
New User
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Vernon USA
Posts: 7
MrHowl is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

I have already been there. They have the wiring from 87 and up but no for the 1986 or older model. They claim that the common ground setup in my truck is obsolete and that they would not include any info on that wiring setup.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-19-2002, 01:29 AM
Superdave Superdave is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Indiana
Posts: 2,297
Superdave is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

Are you trying to wire in a factory? Because if not, you don't really need a factory harness if your going aftermarket with your stereo and speakers.

Just find the proper sources as it describes in the stereo's instructions.

My son has a tremendous sounding Sony Explode in our 82, with Sony Explode speakers in the front doors and big 10" or 12" speakers and little ones in boxes behind the seat.

We just ran our own wires. You just need a ground, constant power, and switched power, and amp wires if you go that route, then your speaker wires.
__________________
Superdave

2000 Superduty Lariat, Extended Cab 4x4, 5.4L
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-19-2002, 03:18 PM
Franklin2's Avatar
Franklin2 Franklin2 is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Staunton VA
Posts: 33,047
Franklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant futureFranklin2 has a brilliant future
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

What year and what did the truck originally have?

Am or AM/Fm mono
Or factory stereo
__________________
Dave F

1989 F250 XLT Diesel
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-19-2002, 07:18 PM
nzabka's Avatar
nzabka nzabka is offline
Elder User
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Lincoln NE
Posts: 513
nzabka is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

If you have a light tester or a volt meter it's easy. Just get some fuse tappers and find a fuse source that is 12 volts constant, a 12 volt fuse source that is switched with the key and run wires to your radio harness. Make sure you use the side of the fuse that is the non-load side. You determine this by pulling out the fuse when 12 volts is present and finding the side that has 12 volts and tap into that, then put your fuse back in. There should be fuses on you're new radio's wiring harness, the red is usually 12 volts hot, and yellow is normally 12 volts switched. Ground will be anything that is metal under your dash, and in an older vehicle, that shouldn't be too hard to find. Don't mean to make this sound too elementary, I just want to make it clear for you.

As far as the speaker wires, you can run new one's to the doors, but what I'd do is take your door panels off and and see what color of wiring connects to the speakers, that way you can use the existing wires in the dash. I do have a Hayne's manual with the schematic's and could figure out which of the cut wires you could use for your power and ground but I need to know the year of your pickup because it looks like they use different wire coloring schemes. Hope this helped you, if ya got any other questions let me know.
__________________
1996 Ford F150 Northland Edition, 4x4, 5.0
1967 Ford Mustang Coupe, 289 in progress

If you want a pickup, buy a Dodge or a Chevy.
If you want a TRUCK, buy a FORD!!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-20-2002, 02:05 AM
steve83's Avatar
steve83 steve83 is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Memphis, TN
Posts: 9,985
steve83 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

A Haynes manual has the wiring diagrams & tells the colors. $12 anywhere.
__________________
Walk softly & carry a BIG 6!
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-20-2002, 03:01 PM
Billyboy501 Billyboy501 is offline
Freshman User
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Calgary Canada
Posts: 32
Billyboy501 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

I have an 1981 F-350 4x4 and I put a really nice sterio system in my truck. Even if your not putting abig huge system in your truck do this and you will NEVER regret it:

1) Run a red wire from your (+ve) terminal on the battery to the back of the sterio.. and hook it up to the red wire on our sterio. (Constant Power)

2) Run a black wire from your (-ve) terminal on the battery to the back of the sterio.. and hook it up to the black wire on our sterio. (Ground)

3) Run a yellow wire from your fuse panel (sneak it in from behind then bring it around front ... to be neat and then wrap the yellow wire on to the radio fuse and stick the fuse back into its socket). Now run it to the back of the deck. Hook it up to the yellow wire. (Ignition)

------ if you have -------

4) an amplifier then run a blue wire from the amp to the back of the deck and hook the blue wire up. (REMOTE)

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

That was the easy part. That hard part is the speaker wires. I just ran them brandnew from the doors and behind the seat. DO what I did, it will save time and energy and frustration.

You will never regret this becuase every time you upgrade your sterio system your wires will be the right colors and you will never have to guess as to which wire does what. The factory wires suck and are confusing. Do this not only for yourself, but if you plan on selling the truck, for the next owner.

* always remmeber to label the wires behind the deck so you know what is what FOREVER*

Thanks if there is anymore questions..... write me an e-mail

elder_tilleman(No Email Addresses In Posts!)
__________________
1981 F-350 4x4 351 just bored out to 400. Racing Cam, heavy duty springs, and more....
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-20-2002, 05:20 PM
rc351w rc351w is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Posts: 326
rc351w is starting off with a positive reputation.
Stereo/speaker Wiring Diagram

__________________
Life is a long lesson.
The more you learn, the more
you realise your not as wise
as you think. RCC
Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 05:20 PM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2005 F250 Can-bus stereo wiring diagram millertime2605 Super Duty & Heavy Duty 5 12-08-2013 03:41 PM
stereo wiring Connor Whitted 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 5 07-13-2012 03:19 PM
wiring issues danieldunn 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 0 12-03-2011 03:14 PM
2006 F150 Boomman Electrical Systems/Wiring 1 01-12-2008 07:10 PM
Wire Diagram For Stock 95 Stereo Strait_ap 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 4 01-16-2004 08:08 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Older, Classic & Antique Trucks > 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks

Tags
2000, 2002, 83, color, colors, constant, f150, f250, ford, guide, power, speaker, stereo, truck, wire

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - Jobs
This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. FordŽ is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.

vbulletin Admin Backup