[Healeys] Wiring Question
michaelsalter at gmail.com
Sat Dec 19 05:41:28 MST 2020
The starter solenoid wire has an eyelet because the original Lucas solenoid
had a threaded terminal with a nut for that connection.
On Sat., Dec. 19, 2020, 1:20 a.m. Michael MacLean, <rrengineer.mike at att.net>
> Wiring the engine bay in my BN2 now. A little confused. When I
> wired the Bugeye some 20 years ago I don't seem to remember having any
> problems matching wiring end terminals with the connections to the
> components in the engine bay. If you look at the two pictures one is of a
> straight on shot of the voltage regulator with the cover off. All the
> connections have been made except the three black wires that go to the
> screw on the right. Easy enough to just cut off the eyelet and twist the
> three wires together, then shove under the screw. My question is why is
> there an eyelet connecting these three wires? The second picture (not real
> clear) shows another eyelet on the end of the white wire with the red
> tracer. This wire goes to the blade connector at the top of the solenoid.
> I can see that I have to cut this eyelet off also and crimp/solder a female
> connector for the blade connection (or drill out that hole and put a screw
> and nut in there for the eyelet), but why is there an eyelet on the end of
> this wire? Did the original solenoid have a screw connection for the
> eyelet. That would not be the case for the three black wires that connect
> to the voltage regulator though. Just wanted to ask before I started
> snipping away here.
> Mike MacLean
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