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Old 07-02-2009, 03:42 PM
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Question pos battery cable

need a positive batt cable for '94 F-350 7.3 turbo diesel. from one battery to the other ,to the side wall and to the starter with a bracket to the front of the block. dealer quoted $189. OUCH! cant find another with the same description. dealer has no pic and the pics on line are all generic. any ideas?
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need a positive batt cable for '94 F-350 7.3 turbo diesel. from one battery to the other ,to the side wall and to the starter with a bracket to the front of the block. dealer quoted $189. OUCH! cant find another with the same description. dealer has no pic and the pics on line are all generic. any ideas?
check ebay-

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BATTE...Q5fAccessories
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Old 07-02-2009, 10:27 PM
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Go to a welding shop and buy the length you need and make you own. Mucho cheaper. I have all of the dimensions if I can find them.

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Try this. (Don't recall the author)

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Building Your Own Battery Cables>>

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Ok guys, after reviving myself after the parts guy gave me the price for battery cables I decided to do my own, here's what I did.....

This article is based on my 1994 F-350 PSD but could be adapted to just about any truck you want.

Here is a list of my supplies-
9’ of 2/0ga red welding cable
7’ of 2ga black welding cable
4-2/0ga copper eyelet, 3/8” hole
4-2ga copper eyelet, 3/8” hole (battery end of ground cable and ground to frame)
2-2ga copper eyelet, ½” hole (motor end of ground cable)
2-Mill spec + battery terminals (Borg warner p/n BH315P)
2-Mill spec – battery terminals (Borg warner p/n BH315N)
4-2/0ga solder pellets (Borg warner p/n CT474)
4-2ga solder pellets (Borg warner p/n CT471)
2’-3/4” double wall adhesive lined heat shrink

Start by cutting all your cables to length, on my truck this is what was required
Pass battery + to drivers battery 50” -- 2/0ga
Drivers battery + to starter 45” – 2/0ga
Both batteries – to engine ground 25’ – 2ga (ea.)
Engine ground to frame 18” – 2ga
Both battery grounds to body 6” – 10ga (ea)

1. Strip a ½” off the end of the cable
2. Cut a 2” piece of heat shrink and slide over end of cable about a 1’ from the end
3. Place the copper eyelet in a bench vice with the cable end pointed up
4. Drop in solder pellet
5. Use a propane torch to heat the eyelet until the solder melts
6. In one smooth motion push the cable down into the eyelet
7. Slide the heat shrink over the eyelet covering the connection
8. Use the propane torch or a suitable heat gun to shrink the heat shrink
Repeat steps 1-8 for all cable ends

9. Clean the starter connection point and both ground points on the block with emery cloth
10. Remove the – side battery cables
11. Remove the + side battery cables
12. Install Mill spec terminals
13. Install your new + cable from the starter to pass battery
14. Install you new + cable from driver’s battery to pass battery
15. Install you new – cables from both batteries to both sides of block
16. Install your new – cable from the pass side engine ground to the frame
17. Install your new – cables from batteries to body ground



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its the same pic on every site ive seen. rock auto doesnt even have a pic cause its not a stock item. the way the bracket is connected i need the same harness set up. i want to see it b/4 i buy it so i wont have to send it back. but thanks for the suggestions.. the dealer cant guarantee its the same cause they dont have a pic and have to order it. $81 on rock auto, $189 dealer. mine has a connection for each post, 2 connections at the side wall, the bracket connected to the block and then the 2 wires to the starter.
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OK, try here. If ya can't find what your looking for and you don't want to improvise then all I can tell ya is Bite the Bullet and buy a stock battery cable set up from Ford. (Ouch)

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Here's another option

Not cheap, but supposed to be high quality

http://custombatterycables.com/appli...350_cables.htm
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I need to redo mine, I'll have lots of pictures and a write up on it on my websight. I"ll be sure to post it for everyone.
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