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Old 03-24-2006, 08:37 AM   #21
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Or possible swap it over to a rubber hose that you can feed through where your wire is.
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Hallelujah! MANY DAYS LATER I got a new sunroof from wreckers $150 bucks ($666 from dealer) and it came with whole assembly ,motor , shade .I finally was able to thread drain hose thru body frame it was very very tedious but its all done and working.6Days later my carpet bottom(sound barrier ) is still not dry.Tomorrow I try to dry it maybe suck some out with shop vac and assemble the car.Hopefully electrical has no problems as when I hooked battery up today something in dash cluster was constantly trying to power up, and speedometer was trying to move.What is proper way to connect and disconnect battery.
Dis connect - neg first then pos
Connect -pos then neg
I dont like the sparking on hooking up negative can this cause problems.
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You remove the negative first then the positive; reason if wrench slips and hits sheet metal while removing negative no problem. Once the negative is removed, take off the positive again if wrenchs slips no problem cause the ground (negative) is already off.

Install is the reverse, positive first then negative.
That spark is not good while hooking up the negative, it means there is a power draw, but your door is open to service the battery so thats prolly it.
Your speedo shouldnt jump? never seen that happen before?
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Good work! Sounds like quite a task you had there. Hopefully, that carpet will dry out quickly. Connect the positive first, then the negative. If you do it the other way around and you hit some metal with your wrench while tightening the positive cable, you're likely to have lots of archen sparken. Other than trying to hold the cable in place while tightening it, there'* not a lot you can do but limit the sparking.
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Thanks guys for all your input,it was quite a task.
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