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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 10-27-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

what happened to my post? did someone remove it? thanks, larry
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-25-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

to all the helpers out there: I found the electrical plug by fuse panel that goes through the fire wall partly melted and after taking plug apart found the black with {green stripe} badly coroded ...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-25-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

john, thanks for the reply. I did the batt test when the doors were open, didn't know that would make a short. the batt test was with neg. cable off batt. test light and volt meter connected to neg....
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-25-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

our5t8bird, the fader control I was referring to is the knob behind the tuning knob on the right side of radio as looking at it. i'm not sure if that knob is called a fader or balance control between...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-24-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

john, per your suggestion of removing green jumper, I still have power to fan motor with key off, plus I found I have power with test light from neg batt cable to ground with cable removed from batt....
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-24-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

john, if the strap gives power to the bottom breaker, then the green short wire also gives power to the bottom breaker on the left. I guess I've got the wires correct, but still having problem with...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-21-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

stubbie, when I was looking at your picture I seen what looks like a metal strap going from one breaker to another is that correct? it's hard to tell with the shadow. I took and removed all the wires...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-07-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

I guess I connected it right. it is grounded by the two side mount straps to tunnel as ground, I bench tested the radio with my 12 volt mini charger and a speaker and makeshift antenna, only heard...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 10-07-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

sorry I had't got back with you about the radio john, my radio has the 4 wire plug from the radio and a 2 wire plug also. when I connect the plugs as shown in the book all I get is a little static...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2017, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Larry Tappen
electrical puzzle

gentlemen, I checked the wire plug and ignition switch as john suggested, can't find anything wrong visual wrong. maybe the switch is bad inturnaly? switch seems to be fine starting the car, I don't...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-30-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Larry Tappen
electrical puzzle

hi everyone, maybe someone can help me out. my 64 bird has a gremlin, meaning everything electrical will operate even with the key is off or on or in acc. mode. such as heater motor,window washer...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By Larry Tappen
power window relay

can any three tab relay work for the windows, such as horn relay. I was told it would. mine is mia. p. o. removed it and spliced all three wires together. I think the best way is to use a relay,...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-15-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By Larry Tappen
clock

all bird lovers, what would cause the clock hands spin so fast that an hour was gone in about 4 seconds. this happened yesterday when I hooked up the battery. pulled the fuse to get it to stop. if...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 09-13-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

thanks, stubbie. I see by your picture of the fuse box there are two jumpers, 1- short green wire 2- flat strap of metal which I don't have the medal strap but will make one. about the radio, I...
Forum: Ford Electrical Problems ~ General Technical Discussion 09-11-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 730
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

hey guys, need some advise on wiring at fuse box on my 64 bird. according to the wiring diagram in the elec. book page#24 4135-2 the picture shows the fuse box with a jumper wire on the circuit...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

as I stated, before I moved wires to correct terminals on circuit breakers I had power to turn signals ,tail lights, headlights, heater motor(fan),starter motor. now after redoing circuit breakers...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

well today I found no 12 volts at fuse box. i'm going to pull fuse panel from wall to check electricity coming from battery to fuse panel. I did find some of the wires on fuse panel circuit breakers...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

well gentleman, I do have all the books,shop,electrical, body,the light switch is new, do not have power seats. I did tape the back side of the window switches,still sparks through the top of the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2017, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Larry Tappen
wiring

my question is what is causing all of this. I think the door windows switches are bad as they are sloppy. as stated what is the yellow wire black plug with three female connections laying loose on...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By Larry Tappen
interior wiring

well guys another problem has came up. the wiring in my 64 bird has problems. first power window console gives a shock and sparks thought it was grounding on the tunnel- put electrical tape down that...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Larry Tappen
Unhappy 64 headliner

anybody have trouble putting headliner in there bird. mine came with the car (po bought it but didn't install it). so I tried to tackle this. looks to me its to short in length to the windshield, and...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-22-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Larry Tappen
tyco valve

this valve is for a 64 bird non ac if this helps. sorry I forgot to add that, thanks, larry.
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-22-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Larry Tappen
tyco valve

hey guys: I hope anyone here can tell me where this valve is installed. its cast aluminum with a plastic screw on top. it has the word "tyco" printed on it. makes me wonder if it has something to do...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-09-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Larry Tappen
inside door actuator

sorry . the door actuator is for the inside door handle. seems everyone wants to either sell a new one or rebuild the old one. al I need is the spring. one parts dealer wants to rebuild the old one,...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 07-08-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Larry Tappen
drivers door handle actuator

I have a 64 bird.the drivers door handle actuator spring is broken. is there a replacement for this part? I can't find one anywhere. all parts dealers want to rebuild mine but all I need is the...
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