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'66 Power Top

Unread post by corvairsince70 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:39 am

Could someone please post a picture of the circuit breaker on a '66 convert with a power top. I need to confirm how it is mounted and wired.
Also, a picture of the location of the hole in the rear shelf where the wires for the power top motor are routed.

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Re: '66 Power Top

Unread post by bbodie52 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:54 am

The attached sections of the 1966 Fisher Body Service Manual may be helpful.

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Re: '66 Power Top

Unread post by corvairsince70 » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:45 am

Thanks Brad. In Fig. 11-73 of the Electric Folding Top section, it looks like the 10Ga red from the wiring harness screws to the engine rail using the red plastic stand-off as usual. Then a short jumper from there to the battery side of the relay. There is one other wire in the diagram from the red stand-off but it does not go anywhere. Any idea what that wire is?
Would anyone have a template showing the hole location for the motor wiring to pass through the rear shelf?

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Re: '66 Power Top

Unread post by cnicol » Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:33 am

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Here's the relevant page from the assembly manual. Note the reference to dimples marking the installation location for the circuit breaker. The power top "power wire" goes through an existing grommet in the engine compartment.
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