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9/10/2017 11:34 AM  #1


1965 mustang wiring harness

Need to replace my wiring harness. The old owner butchered the one I have. Any ideas of a good wiring harness.

 

9/10/2017 1:41 PM  #2


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

How bad is it "butchered"?? Sometimes a repaired one is way simplier than ripout & replace with a new one.
A lot to be said about crimped/soldered/and shrink tubed  addition to the stock one.
I guess if its burnt up or "eat up" by "thangs-in-da-night" replace is the only option.
6sal6


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9/10/2017 1:56 PM  #3


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness


Good work ain't cheap, Cheap work ain't good!   “My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best"
 

9/10/2017 5:01 PM  #4


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

Rudi wrote:

This place!
http://midlifeharness.com/

+2


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9/10/2017 7:35 PM  #5


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

Rudi wrote:

This place!
http://midlifeharness.com/

 
Ends are missing and cut wires

     Thread Starter
 

9/10/2017 8:26 PM  #6


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

6568 wrote:

Rudi wrote:

This place!
http://midlifeharness.com/

 
Ends are missing and cut wires

He can fix it!


Good work ain't cheap, Cheap work ain't good!   “My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best"
 

9/10/2017 8:35 PM  #7


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

I'm sure that's within Midlifes abilities. Get in touch with him and check.


"Those telephone poles were like a picket fence"
 

9/10/2017 8:36 PM  #8


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

Ok I'll check him out. Thanks

     Thread Starter
 

9/11/2017 3:25 PM  #9


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

American AutoWire kits are very well known and what I am installing in my fastback.

 

9/12/2017 11:44 AM  #10


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

I bought a Painless years ago, just recently started installing. I thought it would be easier to allow additional circuits for the car. I have figured out that I will still need an auxiliary fuse block. If I had it to do over, I would go with a factory harness. For me, the cost difference between a factory harness and the Painless will be offset by the extra time it takes to install the Painless and the connectors I had to find to make it work like I wanted.


John  -- 67 Mustang Coupe 390 5 speed
 

9/12/2017 12:38 PM  #11


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

Midlife has a stellar reputation, but if you want all new wire and connectors, try these guys.  They manufacture here, in suburban Chicago.  Great reputation for fit, etc., with the local crowd.  Don't be put off by the bowtie banners on the website.  They have lotsa Ford applications.

https://www.lectriclimited.com/

 

9/13/2017 7:45 AM  #12


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

TimC wrote:

Midlife has a stellar reputation, but if you want all new wire and connectors, try these guys.  They manufacture here, in suburban Chicago.  Great reputation for fit, etc., with the local crowd.  Don't be put off by the bowtie banners on the website.  They have lotsa Ford applications.

https://www.lectriclimited.com/

Have to put that on my favorites list

 

9/13/2017 11:30 AM  #13


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

I installed a painless chassis and efi harness in my 1966 Mustang that has a 1988 5.0 Swap.

I would give it 3 out of 5.  I mainly bought it because of their supposed tech support and needing two harness I didn't want two manufacturers.  Plus the wires are marked.  Only one guy I talked to wasn't a jerk to me on the phone.  The way they talked to me gave me the impression they hated their jobs. 

On more than one case their diagram was flat out wrong.  I pointed this out and even sent pictures and never got a reply.  I was disappointed that there was no complete wiring diagram.  Just a bunch of schematic for different sections.   

If you're only doing the chassis harness I would tell you go stay away from painless.

 

9/16/2017 6:46 AM  #14


Re: 1965 mustang wiring harness

I would highly recommend installing a new original style harness.  Those I have seen are pretty good.  Patching up an old one leaves you with an expensive patched up old one.  With oem style you still have original wiring diagrams you can follow.  Folks like Painless should be considered for street rods or kit cars. 
Caution!  There are three different harnesses for the 1965 Mustang. -  the generator version, the standard version, and the GT version.
Best
Al


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