Where is unused power connection 82 Interstate?


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Where is unused power connection 82 Interstate?

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Hey Wingnuts, I’m needing some help with my project. I just installed an Acewell electronic speedometer/tachometer unit, but I need to attach constant power to it. I would rather not tap into the main positive line from the battery if I can help it. According to the wiring diagram for the 80-82 Interstate (mine is an Aspencade, so I assume it would be the same), it shows “not used spare connectors” on the left side of the diagram, and there is a red and black wired connector shown, where the positive splits off of the line feeding the ignition switch. Question: does anyone know the physical location of that connector? Thanks in advance!
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Re: Where is unused power connection 82 Interstate?

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Under the false tank lid, you'll find the fuse box:

Fuse Box
Fuse Box

Remove the cover, and you'll find the accessory terminals at the top:

Accessory Terminals
Accessory Terminals

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Re: Where is unused power connection 82 Interstate?

Post by gabrielguitars »

Thanks, but those aren’t what I’m talking about. The positive feed for the fuse block comes from the ignition switch after the key is turned on - it’s “switched” power, and I need constant power from the battery on this one. I ended up pulling the power feed connector out of the connector block that plugs into the ignition (key) switch. I then soldered a wire to the top of the shoe and put it back into the block. My speedo now works!
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