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Old 09-25-2012, 06:16 PM   #1
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Need help electrical issue still

2001 Ford focus zx3 dohc. What gauge wire goes from the battery positive to the alternator and starter and is is 2 seperate cables that go to the alternator and starter or just 1. Also If there is 2 or 1 cables what size inline fuses are they i believe 75A or 80A Please help.


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Old 09-25-2012, 08:11 PM   #2
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Wire size is 16mm2

The in line fuse is 175 Amp

16mm2 is just a little smaller than 4 gauge

I have heard of people using 2 gauge

You need a hydraulic crimper to install terminals to what is regard as a 'gas tight crimp'

Visit a welding shop they probably have the crimping tooling
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:39 AM   #3
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Or a torch and solder the connector on
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