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Headlights Weak, '83 Brat

83 1983 Brat 1983 Brat Headlights weak alternator Electrical 83 Brat

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#26 naru


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Posted 25 May 2013 - 09:08 PM

81 definatly shouldn't have an ECM.



California cars had ECMs and O2 sensors..

#27 turbosubarubrat


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Posted 26 May 2013 - 01:10 AM

^thats what i thought have torn into almost to many of these second gens(around 30) for parts that i needed/need for my brat which can have a ecm(its wired to have one in the harness) and my 83 turbo wagon which has one.

Edited by turbosubarubrat, 26 May 2013 - 01:11 AM.

#28 mikaleda


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Posted 26 May 2013 - 09:38 AM

California cars had ECMs and O2 sensors..

In 81? I'm sorry but I've never seen any 81 with an ECM in any brand except cadilac. I can look this up and I think I will, I could beleive 83, but not 81.

#29 ivans imports

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Posted 26 May 2013 - 10:42 AM

so i take the signal from light harness to turn on a realy one for 4 highs and one for 4 lows give the realy power feed right off the alt batt termanal this will give you 4 high beams and 4 low beams with clean power from alt giving the headlights power before anything else. On my 84 i have 4 x 100 watts on high and 4x65 watts on low at 14.20 volts at 100 amps and they are realy bright get high beamed everywere i go but i can see

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Posted 10 June 2013 - 10:20 AM

So I found out that one of my wires that went to a spark plug had been corroded, so it was shorting or something and melting the wire practically. I got a new wire on, so I think that the bad wire was sapping juice and that's why the car was doing so many weird things.

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