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SP311 ground cable

Post by J Adank » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:44 am

I am assembling a Fair lady SP311 1600. I need a picture or a diagram of where all the leads on the ground strap attach. Any help would greatly be appreciated.
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by mraitch » Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:31 am

Joe,
Don't know if anyone has schematics for your year but on later models
negative post to chassis and engine block
chassis to engine block (typically from under the VR
Alternator to chassis
starter to chassis
there's a ground for the rear lights loom

that's all i can think of
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by Nissanman » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:28 pm

Ground points for the 311: -
Ground points 001 (Large).jpg
Ground points 002 (Large).jpg

There is also one on the chassis rail below the battery and one adjacent the starter motor which I don't have a pics for :(
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by J Adank » Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:18 am

Thanks guys for the help it’s a start I’m going to post some pics if the OEM ground cable and see if it looks Familiar to anybody if I could just glance at the original car it would be simple. I have the car basically all together. But the OEM ground cable in hand I don’t know where to locate the leads The pictures of the ground locations help a bunch

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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by Nissanman » Sun Feb 04, 2018 6:25 pm

Here are the approximate locations of the front chassis ground points: -
front ground points (Large).jpg
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by mraitch » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:30 pm

So what do you have to ground other than the points mentioned in previous posts??
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by Nissanman » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:59 pm

Battery ground post goes to the engine block and a small diameter cable to the under battery location on chassis.
Starter mount bolt to the starter location on chassis.
Rear loom to rear location on chassis.
Front loom to front location on chassis
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by J Adank » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:58 pm

I will post pictures of the ground cable it has 4 lead out of it and I presume it is OEM buy the way it is made looks to be a 2 a 6 and a couple 10 ga wires all molded in and molded ends of deferent configurations and it is short about 18 inch’s My gut tells me block.frane, Volta reg mount and alt ? But I sure would like see a picture of it at the locations. Thanks for all your help.

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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by Linda » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:54 pm

Anyone know the size of the bolts for the battery ground and VR locations ?
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by JT68 » Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:59 pm

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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by Linda » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:02 pm

Thx. That's what I have. Check.
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Re: SP311 ground cable

Post by Curtis » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:03 am

The original battery negative cable with 4 terminals connect to the engine block, large terminal to alternator mount, small terminals to alternator ground, one of the screws that hold on the voltage regulator and to the frame.
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