converting stock fuses to blade

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converting stock fuses to blade

Post by bugpack » Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:47 pm

I saw a picture off something that looked like a conversion for this. is there a way to convert my stcok fuse panel to utilize blade fuses???

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by Soul » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:24 pm

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by bugpack » Mon Jul 12, 2010 5:31 pm

has anyone done this?
thanks for the picture.

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by mishling » Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:31 pm

This converstion should work in principal. The late mini fuse typ protection is the same thing. It appears the diagram shows that you possibly bridge the old fuse receptical and then maybe cut the wire a ways down the the line and tie in the new fuse block.

I have never done that particular converstion but have cut the original wires out of the old fuse blocks and simply tied them into a standard single inline fuse socket. I would just be very careful to verify that you use the correct value of replacement fuse and label them very carefully so you don't have any confusion down the line.

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by MinamiKotaro » Fri Jul 16, 2010 6:29 pm

Soul wrote:Image
Can anyone tell me where I can get the Littelfuse 350418 fuse blocks? NAPA, Autozone, Advance Auto, O'Reilly's, and Pep Boys don't carry them and Googling the part number only turns up the technical specs on the Littelfuse company website. No one seems to sell them.

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by mishling » Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:10 pm

I did a search on the Internet and found this component at: http://www.littelfuse.com/data/en/Data_ ... et-151.pdf
(sorry I don't know yet how to make a hyperlink here so you will have to copy and past this address to your web browser) At the main site www.littlefuse.com they have a 1 800 contact number. Give them a call and ask them for the distributor closest to your home.

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by Soul » Sat Jul 17, 2010 8:40 am

Fuses Unlimited shows stock available.

"For over 50 years Fuses Unlimited has been a specialty distributor of circuit protection products. With stocking locations in California, Texas and Ohio, we are within 2 UPS delivery days of every major market in the U.S."

http://www.littelfuse.com/searchresults.html?Ntt=350418

Search Results for: 350418*

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Part # Uploaded Ctry Qty Distributor
350418 7/16/2010 US 556 Fuses Unlimited

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by MinamiKotaro » Sat Jul 17, 2010 10:43 am

Fuses Unlimited says minimum order 20. They seem to be a wholesaler. Guess I can call them on Monday and see, maybe.

It doesn't have to be the Littelfuse blocks, though. Any 10 fuse block should work.

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by Soul » Sat Jul 17, 2010 12:48 pm

MinamiKotaro wrote:Fuses Unlimited says minimum order 20. They seem to be a wholesaler. Guess I can call them on Monday and see, maybe.

It doesn't have to be the Littelfuse blocks, though. Any 10 fuse block should work.
Min order says 20 USD ($20.00 United States Dollars.)

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by bugpack » Thu Aug 05, 2010 6:42 pm

I pulled a 15 slot blade type fuse box out of a late 80's nissa truck and am lining up the wires for a transplant. i will take pictures to show you guys.

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by bugpack » Sun Aug 22, 2010 1:07 am

ok. I haven't gotten the guts up to do the swap yet. I've plotted and planned, but still have a question.
the fuse box I pulled has the same amount of inputs and outputs as my 70 bug. should this be an easy swap??

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by helowrench » Mon Nov 07, 2016 1:07 am

Happened to be on this subject recently.
current PN is 3500418
http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Lit ... Lk0xhV0%3d

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Re: converting stock fuses to blade

Post by Soul » Mon Nov 07, 2016 10:42 pm

The fuse block can be found at Oreilly Auto Parts for $9.99.

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