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SwaintaN

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Ok sooooo im redoing some wires in the Ex... I was wondering if there is any other bolts besides the one under my headers, that can be used for a ground to the battery... Any bolt on the motor work as long as its from motor to battery?

or

can we only use the one i cant get to because of the headers?
 



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also when running new wires for the starter do you have to use the small black plastic that goes around it? or can you use something else?

I have wire sleeve, that has a constant ratting of 1400*f, its the same stuff you would use around your sparkplug when headers are installed. would that be safe enough to use and no black plastic around it?
 






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I ran my ground to an alternator bolt and it worked great till i wrecked the truck. The sheilding you described sounds far better than the stock plastic peice, i would think that would be fine.
 






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Sorry i lied, i looked at package again its 1200*f continuous and 2000*f peak. Its the stuff my brother (Harley Davidson Master Mechanic) uses on bike wires... So i was hoping it would be good for our wires, because i cant find that black plastic shielding.. the stock one is shot to hell and back.. previous owner years ago apparently kept cutting it so he could piece wires together.
 






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i ran my ground to an alternator bolt and it worked great till i wrecked the truck. The sheilding you described sounds far better than the stock plastic peice, i would think that would be fine.

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ok so then ill have the original stock wire going to frame (fixed) and then from there original motor mount... Then I now have a 0 gauge body, 0 gauge frame. Plus Im gonna add one to the alternator. haha.. Im pretty sure the one going to the frame/motor has internal corrosion, but I cant get to the motor mount cause of the headers.

TY!!!!:D
 






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