Category Archives: Electrical

Distributors 101… NASA AIX AMC Javelin update

Ok, after the epic fail at Buttonwillow it was time to dig into the Javelin and figure out wtf was going on with the timing. I had the car dyno tuned before the race to make sure the engine was … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Drive Train, Electrical

Thrash week redux… American Iron Javelin update

After the track day at Infineon I had a list of items I need to address. So I dragged the car back to Joe’s and we started crossing things off the list. Here are the highlights – – to try … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Electrical, pedals

dash mostly done… NASA American Iron Javelin update

worked on the dash today. Got it painted, riveted the gauge and starter switch panel to the dash and loaded up the gauges. dash came out ok. I will probably have to notch it to allow me to fit a … Continue reading

1974 Javelin-road race, American Iron, Electrical, Interior

LED Taillights… a long time coming.

I finally got around to installing LED taillights in the Javelin this weekend.  This is something I’ve been thinking of for years and even experimented with building my own LED board about 5 years ago. I just never followed through … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical, video

Amp rack, round 2

I had created a simple particle board, covered in cheap fuzzy “carpet” as an amp rack.  As lame as that was the real issue was the way I mounted it was a simple piece of sheet metal, bent into a … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical

my first video…

so I put together a little video blog entry on the dash/gauge cluster I modified for the Javelin.  I’m planning to do a few track days this year and bought a GoPro HD camera to do some in-car video with. … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical, Interior, video ,

gauges work!

doh… ok that was lame.  for some reason when I was wiring up the dash I only put power to the speedo and tach?!  once I realized my mistake it was a simple matter of  getting the rest of the … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical

light ’em up…

been working on tying up some loose ends so I can start driving the car again. I actually started it today and let it run for a few minutes. the brakes need to be bled and the tires aired up … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical, Interior

molex connectors

picked up some molex connectors at my local electronics store. haven’t used them before but they looked like they’d be perfect for the main dash connector. I used a 12 connector for all the gauges and indicator lights. the headlight … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical

battery in trunk…

ok, I made some more progress with my re-wire project this past weekend. as I posted previously, the battery is going in the trunk. the battery tray is being secured with a 3/8″ bolt in each corner. next up was … Continue reading

1973 Javelin-street, Electrical