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Where can I get the right bulbs?

Automotive lighting is a lot like the light inside your refrigerator. You don’t really think about it until things aren’t working. That’s why our Factory Fit and Classic Update kits include original-replacement lamp sockets. It’s one of the little things that make us unique in the industry.... [ read more ]

1967-68 Mustang Wiper Motor Issue

Problem: Our tech and sales team received reports stating 1967-1968 Mustangs with 2 speed wipers without washers would fail to return to the park position when the wiper switch was turned off. Solution: We assembled all of the 1968 Mustang parts, (wiper switch, motor and washer coordinator)... [ read more ]

Choosing The Correct Wiring Solution For Your Project

“A problem well-stated is half solved.” Delco founder Charles Kettering was truly on to something with that one. Whether you’re dealing with an engine misfire or turn signals that won’t flash, automotive difficulties have a way of becoming easier to resolve once you’ve explored your option... [ read more ]

General Motors Fuel Gauge Troubleshooting

Fuel gauge troubleshooting begins with isolating the problem either to the gauge, sending unit, fuse or wiring. The most common gauge problems are either a bad ground at the tank, or a sender problem. As with any electrical troubleshooting, it is best to check the fuse and all wiring connections are... [ read more ]

Guide to proper soldering of terminals

The secret of good soldering is to use the right amount of heat. Too little heat will result in a cold solder joint; too much heat can seriously damage a component. The key factors in quality soldering are time and temperature. Generally, rapid heating is desired. If heat is applied too long, the fl... [ read more ]

Electric fan connection using American Autowire’s fan relay kit

From our Tech Tips series of videos…in this installment, Michael Manning addresses the proper use of our Electric Fan Relay Kit. Click below to watch the video: Electric Fan Connection Using Fan Relay Kit... [ read more ]

Tips for installing the Ford ignition switch for Mustangs, Broncos and Trucks

From our Tech Tips series of videos…in this installment, Michael Manning provides installation tips for the ignition switch provided in our Classic Update kits for the 64-69 Mustang, 66-77 Bronco, and the 61-66 Ford Truck. Click below to watch the video: Ignition Switch: Mustang, Bronco, Truck... [ read more ]

Tips for installing the Ford ignition switch for Mustangs, Broncos and Trucks

From our Tech Tips series of videos…in this installment, Michael Manning provides installation tips for the ignition switch provided in our Classic Update kits for the 64-69 Mustang, 66-77 Bronco, and the 61-66 Ford Truck. Click below to watch the video: Ignition Switch: Mustang, Bronco, Truck... [ read more ]

Tips for installing the ignition switch for the 55-56 Chevy

From our Tech Tips series of videos…in this installment, Michael Manning provides installation tips for the ignition switch provided in our Classic Update kit for the 55-56 Chevy Passenger/Wagon/Nomad. Click below to watch the video: Ignition Switch: 55-56 Chevy... [ read more ]
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