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Need to rewire entire jeep

I have a 1987 jeep wrangler that im restoring and recently was told the jeep needs a new wire harness.I am interested in rewiring the entire jeep myself but need to know where i can obtain user friendly diagrams so i can get started and actually complete the job myself.I`m a huge jeep lover and this is my first jeep and theres noway i can part with it or afford a professional to rewire it.Please help me

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If you want to rewire the vehicle, assuming that you will not be changing any systems, you can usually find complete new wiring harnesses from both the dealer and from aftermarket selllers like Quadratec and JC Witney.  Buying the complete wiring harnesses will be alot cheaper and less time consuming than trying to make them yourself.  These wire assemblies are just a plug and play deal, you disconnect a harness and replace it with the new one.  They may even include some instructions. If you need further assistance with custom wiring or diagnosis, I would recommend getting the service manual for the vehicle from the dealer or used ones from eBay ($30- $100).  The factory service manuals have complete wiring diagrams and schematics as well as full diagnostic information.  These service manuals are NOT like the ones found at your local parts store (Chilton or Haynes).  The factory service manuals are like complete blueprints for a car.

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