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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-03-2018, 10:44 AM
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Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Yeah, I'm cleaning all the grounds, even made 2...

Yeah, I'm cleaning all the grounds, even made 2 more extra ground wires, new alternator, still those pesky fender indicators. I'm trying to wire them directly to the front turn lights, but they still...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-03-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
If I remember correctly, the sequential unit in...

If I remember correctly, the sequential unit in the trunk was operating, but no lights flashing in the rear.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-03-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Well, I attached the jumper wire, and the turn...

Well, I attached the jumper wire, and the turn signals did not work at all front, back, fender indicators. Moved the wires around and still nothing, plugged it back in and it worked, but still froze...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
So, I am unplugging the relay, sticking the...

So, I am unplugging the relay, sticking the jumper wire into the female connectors that have power, if I unplug the relay won't the lights freeze up because the relay is what makes them blink?
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
The turn signals do work, front and rear, just...

The turn signals do work, front and rear, just the fender indicators freeze when alot of accessories are on. Would that procedure still work to check the fender indicators? If so, please be more...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
I wouldn't know how to do that, I am not...

I wouldn't know how to do that, I am not electronically savy, I would need a diagram or I would make things worse! Haha
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Interesting, I remember seeing an artical where...

Interesting, I remember seeing an artical where someone opened up the relay and inside there are like contact points, you can slightly bend them closer together to get them working again. Maybe I'm...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Item number 272256637096, let me know if you...

Item number 272256637096, let me know if you think this would work on my car. Thanks!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Actually, it's called indicator relay.

Actually, it's called indicator relay.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
I thought that I only need to replace the turn...

I thought that I only need to replace the turn signal unit under the dash.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Alternator is new, last time I checked it was...

Alternator is new, last time I checked it was putting out sufficient voltage, everything in the rear of the car seems to be working properly. I will double check the ground in the rear by the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Both fender indicators freeze up when alot...

Both fender indicators freeze up when alot accessories are turned on, the right one is worse, but they both do it, the light stays on and pulses. If I rev the motor they tend to start flashing, once...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
I heard you can open up the turn signal indicator...

I heard you can open up the turn signal indicator unit under the dash and bend a prong to get a better connection, I should try that, I see where it is located, getting it out might be a challenge.
...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
All of the lights are flashing at the same time,...

All of the lights are flashing at the same time, I don't have a dash flasher light, 1966 didn't have them, I believe. The flasher unit is original, I should take that out and replace it. Do they make...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
I don't mean to sound ignorant, but how do I...

I don't mean to sound ignorant, but how do I check voltage at the turn signals, where do I touch the probes and what setting on the voltmeter do I use? This is all new to me.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-02-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
There is a wire that is attached to the inside...

There is a wire that is attached to the inside fender wall that does look like a ground screw and it is a black wire, It is just outside a hole, to the left of it. I will take that off and give it a...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
If the fender indicators are properly wired to...

If the fender indicators are properly wired to the front turn signals could a bad ground cause the freezing still?
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
It looks like the right wire is blue and yellow,...

It looks like the right wire is blue and yellow, is that possible? The left one is green and white.

I did tie the blue and yellow wire to the black wire that come out of the fender with the small...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
Where are those wires located, are they near the...

Where are those wires located, are they near the starter sylinoid??
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-01-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 346
Posted By tbirdmike63
fender top indicators freezing up

Hey everyone, I am trying to wire my fender top indicators to the front turn signals because they keep freezing up when I have to much electricity running in my car.
OK, I know which wires to work...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By tbirdmike63
Great! Thank you!

Great! Thank you!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By tbirdmike63
8 Track player removal

Hey everyone, it finally happened, my 8 track stopped working, I think its the belt, the tape is not moving. Does anybody know how to remove these from the dash? Does anyone know if it is easy to...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-28-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 191
Posted By tbirdmike63
AC compressor clicks on and off

Hey everyone, I have a 1966 with an original AC compressor, just got it operating, when the motor is cold and I turn the air on the compressor clicks on and off till the motor is at operating...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-03-2017, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By tbirdmike63
That's s great idea, i found the wire that goes...

That's s great idea, i found the wire that goes to the fender indicator, but the wire that goes to the front turn signal do you know what color wire that is that I need to tap into? Thanks!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-02-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 855
Posted By tbirdmike63
I was under the impression when the fender...

I was under the impression when the fender indicator freezes the rear lights freeze up too, so the rear signals continue to work even when the fender indicators freeze?
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