So where to start?
I guess by getting some supplies:
that are numbered 1-100 so i can find 100 wires and trace them end to end so i know what im working on
so i can label each plug on the harness for quick reference
so i can cut the harness tape and still keep the shape
to clean the sticky tape residue
ford electrical diagrams
so i know what wire is what
digital volt ohm meter
scissors, crimpers, strippers, soldering iron, heat gun, heat shrink, terminal connectors and non-sticky tape
The Powerprobe PP3LS01 Combo Lead Set
The absolute best electrical testing system i have seen...you can test elctrical wires and components, and even trace wires through a harness. If you have a job like this, your moneys well spent on this:
I still have to get
lots of electrical wire automotive or marine grade
deutsch or weatherpak connectors, specific crimpers for these connector pins
and a few other goodies...
I managed to get the dash out, and hung the wiring harness where it will be going.
I spent some time thinking about what exactly i need to get done, and make a quick list.
I pretty much want to clean up the harness of anything I'm not going to use to make it as small as possible, less complicated to troubleshoot, and find any issues now while everything's apart.
I want to run the main body harness through the firewall into the fenders..thinking the cruise control harness hole in the drivers side of the firewall will work.
Thinking i can use the same area on the passenger side to run the new painless efi harness to the engine through.
I have to make my own wiring diagram of all the electronics i have installed over the past years building the beast.
About 12 gauges
Wideband o2 sensor
MSD Digital 6 box
Its a start... keep tuned for the work and some pics