Wire up your ’59-60 Chevy
American Autowire offers the Classic Update Kit for the ’59-60 Chevy Impala (PN 510217, $599) that offers you one of the most complete kits on the market. Designed for specific year, make, and model configurations, the ’59-60 Impala Kit offers 13 features, making it one of the most complete systems of its type in the industry.
It includes: A replacement headlight switch, standard turn signal, and hazard flashers mounted on a fuse panel and a new horn relay is mounted on the main dash harness. The fuse box is designed to fit in the original location with mods to the firewall, template included. The harness is laid out and formed to allow for nearly all aftermarket accessories, such as gauge packages, wiper systems, heat and air conditioning systems, etc. Original switch connector bodies are an American Autowire exclusive feature.
Steering column connectors can plug directly into most aftermarket steering columns or stock ’59-60 GM columns that use stock GM turn signal switches. It also offers separate underdash courtesy lamps for use along with your original dome/interior lighting. Instrument cluster wiring is designed with a “cluster harness disconnect” system for easy service and assembly. The system will also connect into most popular aftermarket gauges, such as Auto Meter, Classic Instruments, Stewart-Warner, VDO, and others. The rear body harness assembly plugs into the main harness in the stock location and includes backup light lead wires with correct lamp sockets or connectors; stop and taillight lead wires with correct lamp sockets; terminals, connectors, and lamp sockets to mate with the license plate lamp; and fuel tank sender wire with trunk grommet and tank connection. A new floor dimmer switch is provided. GM bulkhead connectors for the engine and front light wiring are included. Engine wiring includes connectors for original points type as well as HEI distributors. Power and tach connectors supplied for GM HEI distributors. Alternator connectors are supplied for GM SI series internally regulated alternators. GM CS series alternator adapter is available separately. Front lighting includes extra long leads and all headlight, parking light, and directional light connectors and terminals are provided, and original-style light sockets, switch body connectors, terminals, etc.
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