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Old 09-14-18, 01:59 PM
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WIll a 1985 fb headlight motor work on a 1979 sa

Has anyone tried to put a 85 headlight motor on a 79 sa. I noticed that the connections are different but can it be rewired somehow?
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Welcome to the board.

When you look at them side by side, apart from the harness connector, are they otherwise the same?
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They are a small amount different but will work just fine. I think the motors are a little different.
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Hi diabolical, No they are different but they look similar
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Hello kansascity, yea the motors look different. the problem is the connectors. You think a hotwire will do the trick?
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Well, I see they each have 4 wires, so I'm thinking if you can check the wiring diagrams for both, then you should be able to splice the '79 connectors on the newer motor.
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