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Old 04-20-08, 08:05 PM
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Some more wiring

During my search for a good painless harness for my complete rewire, I came along these guys http://www.spaghettimenders.com/racecar_systems.php Looking at their products, Im very close to picking this setup
Now compared to a painless kit, I would be looking around 1100 for this setup vs about 500 for a painless body harness, and switch panel. Now the painless does come with relays, but I would think this setup would eliminate mounting a fuse box. I should be able to run my power wires directly to these relay panels. I would like some of your input on if its worth it for a track car? Or would I be blowing money out my butt for something thats really unnecessary?
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Old 04-20-08, 08:49 PM
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looks nice but it and the painless kits normally have more stuff than you need or not nearly enough. Make yourself a nice wiring diagram first then determine how many relays and what size fuse block you need. I salvaged the RX7 fuse block and used 6-8 fog light type relays for my race car. It doesn't need to be fancy to look and work good. only suggestion is to buy as many different colors of wire as possible. makes things easier to check later.
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also what are the damn rules for mounting a kill switch. Does it have to be in reach of the driver, or reachable for a course worker in case of a incident?
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You might also want to look into this: http://www.isqe.com/

Kit car builders use it and it seems like a good system for a full chassis re-wire.
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Turbo23,

The damn rules are in the damn rulebook for whatever sanctioning body you are going to run with

In most cases they have to be accessible by a corner worker in the event of an accident and clearly marked on the vehicle exterior where the switch is located, as well as the off position clearly marked.

The cleanest location I've seen is usually next to the instrument panel bezel on the drivers side, easy for a corner worker and for you to flip.

I chose to put mine on the passenger side, mostly cause I'm stupid sometimes and didn't think things through.
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