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Wiring Diagram for a 1979 firebird

#1 User is offline   abcfg 

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Posted 07 December 2009 - 09:50 AM

I need a wiring diagram for a 1979 firebird, anybody know where I can find one?
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Posted 08 December 2009 - 12:08 AM

Hi Troy and welcome to FBN! Are you here in Washington State? I have a great factory book wiring diagram you can use but you're about 100 miles North of me. Have you tried the wiring diagrams in the Haynes Manual yet? There is a 'good' representation in the back of the book. You can pick one up for about 20-25 dollars at a Auto Zone or Schucks Auto Parts Store. However; if you looking for the real deal in a four page layout, then you are more than welcome to copy mine. Let me know. :f_bananarockm:
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When she's all done, it will look just like this:
1979 Formula, 301 ci TH350, Cameo White (under restoration)
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Posted 08 December 2009 - 10:43 AM

Welcome to Firebirdnation Troy!!! Here is the link for a schematic for a 79. http://www.firebirdnation.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/default/12EMOTICHEERS.gif

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Posted 08 December 2009 - 10:31 PM

Thanks Larry! I have a great wiring diagram to use but I have no clue how to use a scanner. I was just going to let him borrow my book. :12EMOTICHEERS:
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When she's all done, it will look just like this:
1979 Formula, 301 ci TH350, Cameo White (under restoration)
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Posted 09 December 2009 - 10:19 AM

View PostDoc Smith, on 08 December 2009 - 10:31 PM, said:

Thanks Larry! I have a great wiring diagram to use but I have no clue how to use a scanner. I was just going to let him borrow my book. http://www.firebirdnation.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/default/B).gif



No problem Doc, you can save the pdf file to your hard drive, and have it handy to upload should someone else need it.http://www.firebirdnation.com/forums/public/style_emoticons/default/12EMOTICHEERS.gif
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Posted 11 December 2009 - 05:20 PM

Thanks guys, thats perfect. I just got the engine in and have been trying to figure out the wiring, it's kind of a mess.
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Posted 16 January 2010 - 10:42 AM

I have the same problem with my 1975 Fbird .The above download seems VERY helpful and thru the search for it I found this forum.This is my lucky day :peelout::12EMOTICHEERS:
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Posted 16 January 2010 - 12:19 PM

Welcome to Firebird Nation George.
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Posted 26 August 2013 - 06:17 PM

Hey Guys,
I'm new to Firebird Nation but am supper excited to be involved. I have loved classic cars my whole life and have finally just purchased my first! I have a 79 with a rebuilt 350 motor Edelbrock 1407 Carb. It runs good for the most part but some of the wiring in it seems like it was just thrown together. I don't want to purchase a whole new harness so basically I'm looking at replacing the wires that are bad and I'm not sure what gage is is appropriate. Any help would be great.
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Posted 26 August 2013 - 06:37 PM

Hi Michael and welcome to FBN. The thread you have posted under was originally posted in 09. You may be more successful in getting help if you start a new thread. However www.78ta.com has the entire service manual on CD for about $30.
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