Posts Tagged ‘Wiper Switch’

Chapter 42 Restoration Assembly, Week Nine 2/12/2007

I began the wiring of the dash instruments, gauges and switches with the water temperature and oil pressure gauge and moved across the face of the dash from left to right with the exception of the speedometer and tachometer which were left until the end. The openings for these two instruments provide access to the […]


Chapter 4 – Disassembly

May 26, 2002 Wiring Harness The wiring harness enters the interior cabin from a large centrally located grommet in the firewall. It splits into three strands. Strand “A” Dash panel light switch – 3 wires, 2 red/white stripe to one post. 1 solid red wire to other post. Heater – 1 solid green wire with […]


Gauges, Instruments and Switches

Gauges, Instruments and Switches Smiths and Lucas Lucas was the primary provider of things electric incorporated in the Jaguar MK2 and for that matter most other British cars of the period. Smiths, another British automotive parts manufacturer produced instruments/gauges, heaters, clocks and radios among other components. Eric Kriss, a fellow MK2 restorer, has an excellent […]


New Wiring Harness Circuits

Power Inputs to the Classic Technologies’ Relay/Fuse Panel The Classic Technologies Panel has four primary connections. A – 12V power input from the small fuse box (battery B+) to power the accessories circuits. A brown 12 AWG wire is used to the Yellow screw terminal spade lug connection. B – 12V power input from the […]


New Wiring for Switches and Gauges

The diagrams provided below depict the wiring to/from each of the switches in the panel. The purpose, operation and in some cases repurposing of the switches is described in a previous post “Gauges, Instruments and Switches.” One addition to the panel is a small chime that is activated if the headlamps are left on when the ignition […]