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Old 05-12-2017, 06:08 PM
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I would like to install a momentary contact switch in the ignition switch starter circuit so when i turn the ignition switch to the start position and push the hidden switch it will start . what wire do i interupt to install the pushbutton switch ? I have a 65 vert with a ballasted coil (no ballast on the firewall). Thanks .
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If you have a factory engine wiring harness, there should be a 12 gauge purple wire with an exposed connector hung near the top of the firewall just outboard of the wiper motor. You can connect a hidden switch between the ends of that connector when it's unplugged.
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If you have a factory engine wiring harness, there should be a 12 gauge purple wire with an exposed connector hung near the top of the firewall just outboard of the wiper motor. You can connect a hidden switch between the ends of that connector when it's unplugged.
I installed a replacement harness from lectric limited would that connector be on that ? The car is not with me so i cant check it thanks
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I have a 65 vert with a ballasted coil (no ballast on the firewall). Thanks .
What's a "ballasted coil"? Never heard of that - got a photo?
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What's a "ballasted coil"? Never heard of that - got a photo?
dont know if thats the right terminology for it but thats what my mechanic called it , i believe he got it at napa but not sure . i dont have the car with me so i cant get ya a pic .sorry
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What's a "ballasted coil"? Never heard of that - got a photo?
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try googleing it i think theres some on ebay
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