- paul-ryan.info Rubber grommets are used where wirespass through holes drilled in the bodywork,to prevent sharp edges cutting theinsulation. Cable clips The loom and individual cables areheld to the bodywork by various types of clips. Ring terminal This alternative to the spadeterminal is used on heavier components. 'Scotchlok' connector The 'Scotchlok'connector splices two wires together, using asharp metal blade which pierces theinsulation. This is clamped using a pair ofpliers, and covered with a plastic clip. Spade terminal The spade terminal is theusual way of fixing wires to components. Crimp or bullet connector The crimpconnector is used for joining single wires toeach other. It may be a single or doubleconnector, or a multi- connector carryingseveral wires.
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Working on the wiring system

The electrical wiring in a car is a system of colour-coded wires called the loom. Where several w...