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Old 03-10-2004, 10:12 PM   #1
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Anybody ever use Posi-lock connectors?

I did a search and it came up with nothing.. In new summit catalog it has a product to replace butt-connectors...It LOOKS like good product but I dont wanna waste my money..

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Old 03-14-2004, 11:52 PM   #2
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anyone???
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Old 03-15-2004, 08:40 AM   #3
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'metalhead212121' they work very well. I'm serious, I have a bunch in my tool chest. There pretty damn strong, and your likely to brake the wire before your able to pull them out of the posi-locks.
For permate stuff, I usually solder and shrink tube everything.

Make sure you get all sizes because there very size dependant, meaning your not going to be able to ram a 12ga wire in a 18ga posilock.

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thanks for the info Ron.... Can you disconnect and reconnect those Posi-lock connectors? Or is it you connect them...and they are connected together for "the long run..."

Thanks again..

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Old 03-15-2004, 09:55 PM   #5
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No problem..

You can re/disconnect them easy. The ends are threaded, and provide an absolute positive connection. The only con to them is there a little bulky. (Actualy the bigger sized ones are bulky ie. 12ga, but the smaller 18ga are not to bad.)

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BTW: I bought mine over at Checker Auto, so there avilable at many local parts store.
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Old 03-20-2004, 07:53 PM   #8
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looks like a fuse link. my buddy used those when hooking up his system. i think they are real ugly but if they work and they are hidden then i guess they are worth the investment
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so where can i get some....
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summit or jegs. local speed shop can order them if you dont have them. i think autozone or someplace like that will have them too
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Old 03-22-2004, 09:52 AM   #11
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I was just at Home Depot a few days ago and inquired into connectors for wiring. They had some nice insulated connectors that were much smaller and cleaner looking that that. I will probably use those when I get around to doing my 4th gen dash swap.
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Old 03-22-2004, 07:51 PM   #12
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Be aware that the one I photo'ed is for giant 10ga wire, so everybody can see what makes them tick.
The 18 or so gauge posi-locks are much much smaller.

Here, I attached a photo to show.

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Old 03-25-2004, 11:36 PM   #13
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I love these because they will get you out of a jam. If you don't have the exact connectors you want to use, or don't have wire crimps on hand these are great for a temporary set up. If you're trying to figure out a wiring set up and don't want to waste permanent connectors these work. I keep some in the car for emergencies. The kind of thing you will need when you don't have it.
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Old 07-09-2004, 10:23 AM   #14
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how well do these hold up to underhood temps? i'm having bear of a time soldering wire extensions to the wires that connect to the back of the heads for grounding, and it would be sweet if i could just screw the 2 wires together instead of trying to solder them.
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Old 07-09-2004, 05:56 PM   #15
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It's made of a hard plasic, and can easily handle underhood temps. Wire insulation would melt long before these would.

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