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Hi.... I'm thinking I should do the wiring harness as the previous owner has more splices than original connections!
What company makes the best complete harness front to back???


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Aaw

No one better, they have the original blue prints from GM, their harnesses are as close to NOS as you can find.
All the top restoration as hops use their products.

https://www.americanautowire.com/

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I bought an AAW, but haven't put it in yet - I think I'm going to get it painted first. It comes in a small suitcase with 10 bags in it! It has a main harness, dash harness, front harness, engine harness, rear harness, new underdash light harness, new light switch, new ignition switch, and a new dimmer switch, and it has plug in fuses instead of glass tubes. It also is wired for an internal regulator alternator and integrated horn relay, so all that gadgetry disappears from the engine compartment. Everything is color coded and labeled, and supposed to be the correct length, but you have to put on the wire ends. Seems like a very good set up.
I got mine on ebay for around $700 during my 'winter spending spree' before the world came to a halt. Hoping for a big summer!
 

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American Auto Wire (AAW) has more satisfied customers than any one else. I personally use Painless because they build wiring harnesses for race cars cheaper than I can make my own.

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I just ordered a complete set for my '58 from Lectric Limited. 15 days lead time. This will give me time to upgrade to a 605 steering and maybe front Disc.
 

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Just starting to installing the American Auto Wire Update in my 64 SS.
Make sure you read all the paperwork at least twice to cut down on mistakes.
The instructions on a Computer can be enlarged to make it a little easier to follow.
The Crimpers are a must, they do a very nice job.
 

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I'm now installing my new harness, and well - I'm kinda disappointed. I'm spending way more time on it than I anticipated. the Painless kit in my 55 went much smoother, in my opinion. Granted, it is a 54 year old car that I didn't own since it's inception. I'm particularly disappointed with the 'new ignition switch' that doesn't accept the original style tumbler set. I understand that this kit covers a few years, but I already got a complete new lock set (with one key) and was unwilling to throw that all away to use a new switch. I did get the rear harness in today, and am going to start on the front lighting and engine harnesses on Monday, hoping for no more surprises. I hope this doesn't come off as petty or insulting, it's just that I've done this before and don't remember it being this challenging.
 
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