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Fuse Box
« on: November 09, 2009, 10:37:38 PM »
My fuse box is screwed. It's what's caused my tach, fuel gauge, and temp gauge to stop working. What have other Visionaries done to solve this problem.

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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2009, 10:42:04 PM »
a fuse box replacement has been posted.
search "fuse box " and see what you come up with. otherwise I know that Mr. 'T' has the answer
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009, 07:37:16 AM »
 :) I cut out the oem unit...(and chuck it in the recycle bin!!!)...and replace the 4 under the seat and 1 in the headlight bucket, with modern in-line fuse holders and fuses. These are the ato blade type of fuse holders/fuses that are available at your local auto store. I hard wire them in with butt connectors/heat shrink...Clean, simple and permanent 8)

Replacement cost less than $20.00..and about 30 minutes of your time  ;)

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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2009, 08:26:53 AM »
I found this fuse box that's 3.0x2.4X1.25 and looks really cool. It's got 5 fuses and 8 connections if you want to hook up other stuff. It's $60 with shipping but as I said it looks really cool. I'll do a report when it arrives next week.

http://www.cyclenutz.com/products/electrical_accessories/fuse_panel_relays/centech_ap-1_auxiliary_fuse_panel.html

Cyclenutz has a lot of cool stuff.

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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #4 on: November 12, 2009, 10:22:03 AM »
art:  I would never trust a screwless terminal in a vehicular application.  I don't mind them in the residential switches and plugs and what not, but not in anything to do with transportation.  The vibrations may cause problems.  The best method would be to put a crimp terminal onto the end of the wire and then insert into terminal hole and screw down.  Or if you are using stranded copper wire then just tin the end of the exposed wire and then insert and screw it.

This would do better and is a WHOOOOOOOLE  lot cheaper.  http://www.cyclenutz.com/products/electrical_accessories/fuse_panel_relays/centech_fb-6_atc_fuse_block.html

« Last Edit: November 12, 2009, 10:40:39 AM by vadasz1 »
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #5 on: November 12, 2009, 11:03:24 AM »
Wow!  This retailer has some really neat stuff.  If the quaity is good, the mini multimeter is a great deal.

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Keep it upright and she'll always be happy!


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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2009, 07:04:26 PM »
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2009, 10:38:59 PM »
  ;D;Dyou guys are a load of laughs... thanks ;D ;D ;D
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2009, 09:24:57 AM »
art:  I would never trust a screwless terminal in a vehicular application.  I don't mind them in the residential switches and plugs and what not, but not in anything to do with transportation.  The vibrations may cause problems.  The best method would be to put a crimp terminal onto the end of the wire and then insert into terminal hole and screw down.  Or if you are using stranded copper wire then just tin the end of the exposed wire and then insert and screw it.

This would do better and is a WHOOOOOOOLE  lot cheaper.  http://www.cyclenutz.com/products/electrical_accessories/fuse_panel_relays/centech_fb-6_atc_fuse_block.html

I was going to cut off the little tabs that hold the fuses and leave the metal flat part and insert that in the hole and screw it down. I'll send some pics when I get it.

Tony, the guy I spoke to at Cyclenutz was very nice and helpful. I'm going to order some more stuff from them.

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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #10 on: November 14, 2009, 10:44:05 AM »
art:  I would never trust a screwless terminal in a vehicular application.  I don't mind them in the residential switches and plugs and what not, but not in anything to do with transportation.  The vibrations may cause problems.  The best method would be to put a crimp terminal onto the end of the wire and then insert into terminal hole and screw down.  Or if you are using stranded copper wire then just tin the end of the exposed wire and then insert and screw it.

This would do better and is a WHOOOOOOOLE  lot cheaper.  http://www.cyclenutz.com/products/electrical_accessories/fuse_panel_relays/centech_fb-6_atc_fuse_block.html



Thats edzachary what I've been looking for.  :-)

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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2009, 03:28:23 AM »
For those of you who want a really small fuse box. Here is one that uses 4 of the ATM fuses. ATM fuses are the kind that most cars use now AKA the mini blade fuses. I have one on order to replace the one I was using that I found in one of my tool boxes than broke on me. And it is only 4.55 plus shipping. Mine came out to 8.13 with shipping.

http://www.amazon.com/4-section-ATM-Automotive-Fuse-Block/dp/B0023TEN9U
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #12 on: November 30, 2009, 06:23:38 PM »
very business like. looks like a good product.
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2009, 12:27:06 PM »
Just wanted to follow up and tell you that I got the fuse box in. They called me and said they were out of the 4 slot units but would ship me the 6 slot unit for the same price. I got in 3 days after they called me. The 6 slot unit is perfect for our application. I am not using the extra slots so I keep an extra 10 and 30 amp fuse in the unused 2 slots. If I want to add accessories I already have the extra slots. The cover was a bit too tall to use in the stock location so I just put some dielectric grease on all the fuses and slipped them into place. Works great now there is no more dieing while out on the road from a loose fuse.
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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2009, 12:25:02 AM »
Just so you guys can see the size of this box here is one of our spark plugs next to the fuse box. The lower two fuses are spares.

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Re: Fuse Box
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2009, 11:26:14 PM »
To follow up on the fuse box I ordered from Cyclenutz, it wouldn't work for what I wanted to do, at least, not without some rewiring.  >:(  After seeing the box Sunburnedaz posted the pics of I ordered one of those. I haven't got it yet but I was pleased to see that it mounts in the stock position.

That looks like a very neat installation.

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