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Discussion in 'Car Audio' started by Atreidae, May 4, 2006.
What in gods name is this!
The correct way to pin a wiring loom. NEVER cut the factory plugs off.
This allows for replacement of factory deck should the car be sold.
Those pins are designed for use in Commodores and are that frikken tight, the connection is better then the one from the back of the factory radio.
also that pic allows you to see what wire goes where
if I saw one of my techs do that I would instantly dismiss them. Solder is created for a reason.
yeah, so factory decks cant be put back in when car is sold.
Splice into it behind the deck....to solder a wire you don't HAVE to actually cut it.
i think it looks much neater pinned, and alot less tacky too
Except that it provides what call a "Fail point" if it's soldered or if a harness is used then it chances of failure are reduced to virtually nil and I'm guessing you haven't seen a soldered and heat shrinked connection to know what neat really is.
that pic is anything but neat, u still need to somehow cram that in the small room you have behind the headunit and that way doesnt look to sturdy
Solder = risk of dry joints and high resistance
Pined = EXACTY THE SAME AS FACTORY DECK
the factory deck is a pin connection - not soldered....go figure.
the fools who by the adaptor plugs - they solder onto the wires, but its still a Pin connection there in the plug...
there is also plenty of room back there... if you think there isnt then you dont know what your doing.
Learn to solder properly pinned is not the same as as factory deck because the pins aren't matched to the vehicle like those harnesses. Pins are cramped, they bend and they fall out on the bigger terminals.
btw, where did you learn to do that?
ive never had pins bend or fall out, The pins i use are designed forthis use and are bloody tight in the "car side" of the plug with no movement at all.
I will admit, when it comes to Alarms, i solder.
Headunits are the ONLY time i use pins as it is company policy as we offer Free Removal of the system and refit of stock units if the car is to be sold.
Who taught you to do this?
This guide was so helpful thankyou very much!
hmm... the pictures arent working?? not sure whether its my browser or not, can anyone shed any light?
broken links to the pics
anyone installed a sony xav-c1 I find it just hits my heater box at the rear and had to tilt it on a funny angle with the 400m of cables that come with the HU
I get pictures in that post. Firefox 3.0.3, XP Sp3.
Thank u very much that just cleared a few things up 4 me... like the wiring, which i find is the hardest part 4 me
Great step by step, just one thing, how do I get the pictures up on my screen, the thumbnails have a wee red box with an x in it and I cannot see any of your pictures, cheers
fix the pictures please
http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/839824-post39.html this works for me. Did a while back too!
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