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Does anyone know what gauge wire is used for the tail light wires on a 1971 Plymouth Road Runner?


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Oct 31, 2013
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Thanks to all that provided ideas regarding the "no tail light" issues I had on the 1971 Road Runner that I'm working on from thread - 1971 Plymouth Road Runner - No tail, turn, brake, flasher lights in the rear - most logical things to check?

As noted in the photo, I'm going to have to extend and splice the 6 wires back together that are going to the tail lights as they have been cut somehow. Does anyone know what gauge wires are used for the tail lights on this car? To me, they appear to be a 14 or 16 gauge wire, but I thought someone here may know for sure before I start splicing.

Thanks for all of the helpful replies. I'll use 18 gauge wire to repair the existing harness and keep in mind the option that a new harness is available for the car.