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#1 Jkrogers OFFLINE  

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 07:58 PM

Hey guys. Going through a 129, does anyone know the correct wire gauge for the wiring harness?

Thanks!!

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Posted November 09, 2012 - 08:22 PM

That is going to depend entirely on the amp draw you plan to put on each wire run. Most of the time you can get by with 16ga. but there can be heavier loads such as electric clutches and charging circuits that I would want to run in no less than 14ga.
I'll try and take a look tomorrow if time allows and see what they used on mine.
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Posted November 09, 2012 - 08:31 PM

Thanks. Mine is really shot and chewed up. I appreciate all the help I can get.

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Posted November 10, 2012 - 06:39 AM

When I tare down the ST/12 this winter I plan to replace ALL the wireing. There are a couple diff sizes in the mess but I'm pretty much going to rewire the whole tractor with the 14.....That's what I've done in the past and it's worked well. I've never actually been told what I should use so I'm eager to hear opinions as well.

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Posted November 10, 2012 - 08:43 AM

Mine was so messed up, I just bought a new one.

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Posted November 10, 2012 - 10:17 AM

14 gauge wire is good for 15 amp draw...Most GT only have a 15 amp charging system (I think).

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Posted November 12, 2012 - 03:50 PM

I rewired my 104 back in march , it was pretty bad,,I used that gas & oil resistant 10awg on eveything except for the battery,it was a lil bit of a pain,that stuff doesnt benmd as easily but it turned out good when I was all done. I did use a piece of 12 awg ,when I bypassed the safety switch,

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Posted November 12, 2012 - 10:21 PM

I rewired my girlfriends cub 100 a few months back and used 14ga wire along with solder link/heat shrink connectors. Just stick the wires in and when you heat it up to shrink the tubing it also melts the solder inside the connector. They are a bit more money but with a totally sealed up electrical system it will be trouble free for years. I also make all my own battery cables with 4ga wire, solder the copper ends on with a propane torch then seal it up with heat shrink. Makes for a nice fit and finish and no corrosion problems...

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Posted November 14, 2012 - 10:44 AM

Was out in the hangar yesterday to I tried taking a look at the wiring and can't see a thing. The gas tank blocks the view almost completely. So I'm afraid that I'm not going to be much help. Sorry.
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