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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 06:32 PM
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Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

OK. I believe we are in agreement and understanding each other, thanks............
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

That is interesting. All the other 1940 Ford body styles (four to be exact) that I have here to examine do not have these brackets with or without holes. The body to frame connections are bolts...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-13-2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

Just to be clear when you say no hole you mean that the bracket with the hole is missing on both sides. Is this assumption correct?
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-11-2021, 12:36 AM
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Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

That is a little surprising because avoiding the hole requires the wires to go around the inside of the bracket and will shorten the wire bundle length going back along the frame. I will figure out...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

Mike:

Thanks for your input. It can all be made to fit but when the loom goes through that hole it gets close to the clutch pedal. With this added bracket it is not possible to run the loom...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

Mike's photo in posting no. 4 shows the brackets clearly. Now waiting to see how he routed the wires going to dimmer switch and taillights.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

Did all the convertible bodies use this bracket with the hole through it? My station wagon and all other models do not.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-10-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By 40larry
Re: 1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

Mike:
Yes exactly. The left side bracket has a hole for wiring but clutch pedal gets close to the wire bundle. Do you have a photo with wiring all in place?
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-09-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 953
Posted By 40larry
1940 Ford Convertible Wire Loom Routing

Can someone post a photo showing how Ford intended the original factory wire loom routing at front left body to frame mount. The convertible uses an " L" shaped bracket with hole for wire routing...
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