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Battery Cables






I got the motorcraft positive cable cable for my 1992 3.0 V6 and some other cable from autozone for the negative.

My old cables in the pics show many other wires coming out of the negative hook up. One is a socket plug that I used an arrow in the pic to show it. The other is a ground wire that I circled. I planned on reusing the ground wire or I mean crimp on a ďoĒ thingy to make it usable.

(Forum wonít let me post pic of negative cable I got will post in reply)

Iím not sure what these parts are or if Iíll need to buy them because they didnít cone with my cables I bought. Will I need to purchase new or reuse the old ones?





 
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The negative battery cable needs to connect to the frame and engine with a larger cable, this is for starter motor and alternator which both need higher amp passing ability

There is also a negative cable needed to Rad support(headlights and horn), and from engine to Firewall(ALL cab electrics)
 
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Originally Posted by RonD View Post
The negative battery cable needs to connect to the frame and engine with a larger cable, this is for starter motor and alternator which both need higher amp passing ability

There is also a negative cable needed to Rad support(headlights and horn), and from engine to Firewall(ALL cab electrics)

ok so the arrow in the first picture is for? And whatís it called because I may need to buy it if I canít reuse it.

Now the lower 2 pictures connect to the engine, but my new negative cable only goes as far as the first mount. Do I need to buy an extension to reach the second one or **** it?
 
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Do I need to buy an extension to reach the second one ?
That would be the easiest way.
 
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So Iím going to cut off that connector thing with two little cords going out of it. The thing you said might be for the lights? Iíll crimp on a connection to hook it to the negative terminal.
Iíll also buy the extension tomorrow.
 
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