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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 28 Aug 2021 18:20 #225012

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So as I understand your thoughts you suggest to run the multi strand 6mm cable from front to rear with no breaks then run a separate wire back up the trailer to each clearance light, is that right?


That is pretty normal but not possible on this trailer due to the way it was constructed

I still never cut the main trunk cable for the want of a better description, I open up the trunk, locate the cable needed
Strip a section of insulation off, wrap the cable around the tripped piece of cable, then solder that and heat shrink it
Do that to both cables + & - and then tape
Reinsert in the sheath and heat shrink all three together with a resin filled heat shrink

100% water tight when done

Hope that makes sense,
The trunk isnt cut along the length at all

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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 28 Aug 2021 18:39 #225018

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The old legend that taught me the ways of the auto electrical trade explained it that if you solder onto your main cable you take away its main advantage of being very flexible due to its fine stranding and you may as well have used "house basher" wire as he called it and Ive seen plenty of failures caused by using said wire. I barely remember him using solder, he loved his tinned copper lugs and his clipsal 001 crimper and he bolted them together before he painted this black goo on them and sometimes taped them up, we never used heatshrink in those days, probably too expensive.
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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 29 Aug 2021 00:25 #225044

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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 04 Sep 2021 20:34 #225396

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Did U put a turntable on back of Steco RSend n make it a B Duble to get it all home?

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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 04 Sep 2021 20:46 #225398

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Might Pay to Clean ya Glasses Swishy...Looks like a Dolly plugged into the rsend of the Steco..




Either that or I've missed something (again)
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Yes me notice
but nevr seen the last episode of haulin the beast home

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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 05 Sep 2021 17:31 #225434

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Swish, I don’t think there’s been one of the trip home. If there was I’ve missed it also.

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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 05 Sep 2021 18:20 #225442

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The editing department is busy again, the next episode is pretty much done, just got the finishing touches to go

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With the work Paul put in to fixing the ring feeder and plumbing on the cattle cruiser, I'm tipping the Steco becomes tail end Charlie for the trip home. Can't wait for the next instalment.
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Fruehauf Cattle Cruiser 25 Sep 2021 11:24 #226042

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With the work Paul put in to fixing the ring feeder and plumbing on the cattle cruiser, I'm tipping the Steco becomes tail end Charlie for the trip home. Can't wait for the next instalment.


I'm tipping your right

Anyway you can relax now as the wait is over, Part 6 for your viewing pleasure



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