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I have just bought my first 1985 cucv M1009, and I am restoring it to its former glory. That being said once the dash was ripped apart and I got to the wiring it looks like a nightmare. The previous owner did a 12v conversion, and I’m wondering if it’s really worth restoring back to 24v. I’m not really sure where to start or what to do. I have been searching online for wiring diagrams to try and retrace what happened, ignition system is jacked up, black out lighting, headlights, glow plug wiring, and alternator 2 is missing, etc… any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks.


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York Pa
Thanks RUS, any good places to check? Guessing eBay might have some good options
Look on Facebook for a guy named Mike Morin...he has at least a dozen trucks and blazers torn apart or for sale. He'd have the dash, engine harness, starter and alternator. If you tell him what your doing he'll make sure you get what you need. Be easy to just pop a new harness in it than trying to fix but connections. He's in Massachusetts but ships that stuff. I have bought from him in the past and ships fast. If you want a new front light harness they are available new old stock online. When you get the starter get the bracket for it too...he'll have that.

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