<VV> EM ventilation fan wiring
bryan at skiblack.com
Wed May 27 14:38:22 EDT 2020
As I recall, the factory fan motor grounds via the case to the chassis. In this instance I think I'd run a ground strap to one of the heater box mounts.
> On May 27, 2020, at 8:44 AM, Colin via VirtualVairs <virtualvairs at corvair.org <mailto:virtualvairs at corvair.org>> wrote:
> I am about to install the power train in my 1964 Spyder 4-speed coupe.
> I took the opportunity to check out the ventilation fan that sits above the
> gearbox before I closed off access.
> The full wiring is not complete so I ran some 12 volt wires to the 2 spade
> terminals on the fan unit. It turned over ok.
> The spade connector closest to the centre of the unit has a wire that goes
> back into the tunnel to I expect eventually finish up at the switch in the
> However there is no other wire in the vicinity to connect to the outer spade
> connector which I suspect would be an earth.
> The wiring diagram suggests that the main wire to the dash is BRN (brown)
> but mine seems to be black with a red stripe, which is probably ok.
> But the wiring diagram doesn't show a second wire coming off the unit from
> the second spade connector.
> Is anyone aware where the second wire off the unit is best to anchor to
> complete the earth.
> Colin LYNN, Perth, Western Australia, #28299
> 1964 Spyder coupe LHD
> 1966 El Camino RHD
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