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Automotive Electrical Handbook: Learn How To Wire Your Car From Scratch

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Jim Horner's Automotive Electrical Handbook, published by HP Books, is a must have book for the mechanic looking for the best automotive electrical how-to instruction, advice and tips available.

Knowing how to properly rewire a vehicle is required knowledge for the serious DIY mechanic, and if you are looking for an easy-to-understand guide to automotive electrical wiring, this it it!

  • Restoring a car?
  • Building a race car?
  • Need to build a wiring harness for your hot rod?
  • Maybe rewire a trailer?
  • Building a kit car?
It does not matter. You can wire it yourself!

In Automotive Electrical Handbook, author Jim Horner shares his wealth of knowledge and years of experience with you, and does so without the need of technical language.

You will learn about basic electrical theory, how electrical components work, how to draw a circuit diagram, and more. Plus you also get valuable tips on how to use electrical test equipment and troubleshooting electrical problems.

Best of all, step-by-step instructions and more than 350 close-up photos, illustrations and diagrams, show you how you can build your own wiring harness from scratch.

A must-have book for anyone working on automotive electrical systems.

Subject: A step-by-step photo guide to replacing electrical components, troubleshooting electrical problems, even building an automotive wiring harness. ISBN-10: 0895862387 | ISBN-13: 9780895862389 | HPBooks 387


  • Introduction
  • Electrical theory
  • Charging system
  • Electrical paths
  • Electrical controls
  • Displays
  • Electrical loads
  • Supplies
  • Locating and installing components
  • Designing and drawing circuit diagrams
  • Making a harness
  • Installing a harness
  • Rewiring an electrical system
  • Converting from 6 to 12 volts
  • Trailer wiring
  • Wiring a race car
  • Metric conversion chart
  • Glossary

  • Publisher: HPBooks
  • Pages: 160 - Over 350 b&w photos and illustrations
  • Binding: Paperback - 8.5 x 11 inches
  • ISBN: 978-0-89586-238-9