Reproduction C Body Battery Cables?

Fuselage Years

  1. saforwardlook

    saforwardlook Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    I was wondering whether anyone on the site has been able to source reproduction, original correct C body battery cables, fuseable link and all?
     
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    Davea Lux Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    www.megapartsusa.com and www.manciniracing.com have some of them, but they are spendy.

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    saforwardlook Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions. It seems some are available for 65 - 68 C bodies at Mancinis, but nothing for 69 and newer.
     
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    Give this company a call.....(814) 509-6410
    https://quirey-quality-design-co.business.site/

    Last month at Carlisle I happen to be in their tent looking at their negative battery cables and a sales guy asked me if I needed any help. I told him I needed a negative battery cable for my '68 Imperial and that they are 37" long. He pulls out a business card and says to give the office a call and that they can make one that size.

    I think that they could do the positive cable if you asked them.
     
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    cbarge Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Nigel up at National Moparts had C body cables.
    I bought mine from him.
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    rexus31 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Steve, none of the ‘65 Chrysler positive cables that are currently available are correct. I had to have mine custom made by s tech I know at M&H.
     
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    cbarge Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Up here in Canada, 65 had black positive battery cables.
    I have a local guy here that makes battery cables in house,.
    They may look correct even though they are not.
     
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    saforwardlook Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    This company is moving fast in a lot of directions. They bought out Gary Goers who made reproduction parts for the Forward Look cars (a huge number of parts he had available will continue to be made by them). They are also working on the reproduction correct washer bottles for the fuselage cars 70 and up and it appears they have the capability to do battery cables too. As I compare the cables between my E body, B bodies and C bodies, there are a lot of differences between all of them, making it hard to cover all the bases by any reproduction company. I will call them to see what they might have coming in the future for us then. Thanks for the insight. I like that you also have a 1969 Charger it appears from your avatar. One of the best styled cars of all time IMO.
     
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    saforwardlook Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    It appears that the 68 cables are available at Mancini as well, as mentioned by Dave above.
     
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    saforwardlook Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Thanks for the tip Scott, as that sounds like the best way to go for me at this time. I will give them a call and see what they can do. They are located in Lincoln, Nebraska it appears:

    M&H Reproduction Electrical Cables - Free Shipping @ Speedway Motors
     
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    '65's had black positive cables here in the States as well.
     
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    rexus31 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Yes Quirly has the C body ones listed in their catalog Dave @QQE contributes on this site frequently.
    From their 2018 Catalog

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    Good info on the cables!

    Thanks guys!!!
     
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    Trace 300 Hurst Well-Known Member

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    I've been looking for a year for a repro Positive cable for my Hurst car....scoured Carlisle in '18 and this year...no luck. Note that the 69-70 cars (and others?) have the solenoid up at the master cylinder, not the fender like most other Mopars. I found one that would be long enough if the solenoid was on the fender.

    Both times I've talked extensively to "JB The Cable Guy" [email fishtow@comcast.net, but no website]. Last year he told me he'd have them this year....nope. And I don't particularly like his cheesy-looking square-head terminal, and I don't like that he DOES NOT put a fusible in the harness....says it doesn't need it. :wtf:

    So still I search.
     
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    Agreed. I have a 65 Sport FuryBig Block Survivor with Black positive cable.
     
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    BigblueC Well-Known Member

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    This thread popped up at about the perfect time as I need to replace mine too.

    Can you tell us what, other than color, is wrong with the repros? If it's just color I had thought about painting.
     
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    Color of the cable wouldn’t bother me. I keep the hood closed at shows anyway.
    Learned that lesson years ago.
     
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    The heat shielding is incorrect, they do not have the molded rubber piece at the bottom and some have wires not needed.
     
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    rexus31 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Do they have a pic in their catalog of the '65 C Body Big Block Cable?