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#21 Azman1984

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Posted 06 April 2015 - 05:15 PM

I know a few guys have run EZ Wiring Harness over on Hybridz. I'm looking at doing my whole 2+2 as well and was thinking of going the EZ harness but still looking for other options


I had seen quite a few recommendations for the EZ wiring harness. I know after doing some research there was something that steered me towards the painless branded wiring kit which I also found was available through a store in NSW for a decent price. But like you an still looking at all options

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Posted 07 April 2015 - 10:18 AM

On the topic of wiring upgrades.
http://datsun-240z-upgrades.net/

Review here:


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Posted 01 July 2015 - 07:00 PM

My loom is currently with them. Should see the new one in a couple of weeks. They will also return the old one. I'll report back once I receive it.


Hi George,
Have you received the loom back yet?

#24 George

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Posted 02 July 2015 - 12:14 PM

Hi George,
Have you received the loom back yet?


Not yet. Haven't chased it as I won't be needing it for a while. There was a delay with finding an early loom schematic but they do have one now. Should be done very soon.

They did finish a '72 or a '73 one recently as well.

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Posted 20 February 2016 - 03:07 PM

Any update George?

 

Just found this page also.

http://woodworkerb.c...arness-refresh/

 

Which links to this site for vintage style connectors.

http://www.vintageconnections.com/



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Posted 21 February 2016 - 07:31 AM

Wow, it has been a while. I'll chase them up. Thanks for the reminder Gav.

Disappointed to see them take so long. My fault for letting them know I didn't need it anytime soon!

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Posted 22 February 2016 - 10:08 AM

well i had an easier option with out having to go a whole new loom for now :D

 

http://www.viczcar.c...e-4#entry173562

 

only thing i might need in the future is a new comb switch (Y)



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Posted 22 February 2016 - 10:50 AM

Anybody have a spare 240z Loom I can buy to get duplicated? Any year is fine.



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Posted 22 February 2016 - 10:56 AM

Spoke with VinWire this morning. Mine should be ready in a couple of weeks. He hopes.

 

Price has gone up and I'm not surprised. The original quoted amount of $700 seemed ridiculously cheap and what I was told this morning is that that price was for everything except for the dash loom. In any case, it now costs over $1k and possibly more soon as he's reviewing prices. Was a bit vague so best to speak with Paul directly for a firm quote.



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Posted 28 May 2016 - 07:28 PM

Was quoted $700 for complete 240Z set. Send them yours and they copy it. Also comes labelled with instructions.

http://www.vinwire.com.au


They're not the fastest for turnaround but to be fair it is partly my fault for telling them I wasn't in a hurry...

I sent my harnesses in to Vintage Wiring in August of 2014. The price quoted at the time was $700 for making a new harness and retaining some components where necessary.

Almost two years later, and after many calls being told it would be ready in two weeks, it was returned to me. The price changed to $1,000 which I wasn't pleased with, especially considering the slow service, but grudgingly accepted after Paul explained the work involved. There were also delays in obtaining schematics. I have no qualms paying a fair price for professional service and after receiving the new harnesses I feel the money is well spent. The quality of the harnesses is exceptional (based on visual inspection only). The wires are all tagged and a document is provided with clear instructions which will be invaluable when it comes time to install them.

For anyone considering using them, I'm told the price will be much higher than the $1,000 for all three harnesses. I don't recall what his current quote is but if I had to guess it's around $700 per harness. Best to speak with Paul.

Below are some photos showing the old harnesses, new ones, tags, new connectors and reconditioned components.

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Posted 28 May 2016 - 08:29 PM

Nice does he need the old loom to produce a new 1 or can he build them from scratch now?

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Posted 29 May 2016 - 04:50 PM

Nice does he need the old loom to produce a new 1 or can he build them from scratch now?

 

That's a question best answered by Paul but it looks like they can source most terminals except a few, like the tail light bulb housings, that are required from your old harness. 



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Posted 29 May 2016 - 05:01 PM

Sadly my bulb housings are smashed on my car I think. I am curious if your loom works first ;). Keep us updated.

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Posted 29 May 2016 - 05:14 PM

You'll be waiting a while Gav! haha

 

Actually, I might test some wires just out of curiousity. Being all new wires though I expect no issues. If anything, there might be length problems due to either mistakes by them or routing mistakes by me.






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