Just started work on a 69 coupe I picked up that needs a lot of work. I
am learning a lot as I go, but I just don't have all the resources yet.
The steering column has been gutted and the ignition cylinder is out,
so when I got the car, it was being started by moving the ignition
switch with a screwdriver, and the ignition coil is wired with a toggle
"kill" switch. My problem is now I don't know where the orignial hookup
points for the coil were. The little wiring diagram I have seen seems
to say that the black/pink wire is the B+ to the coil, but I can't seem
to find where the negative side of the coil goes to. Any help would be
appreciated. (Next up, all the lights...)
I've seen Painless' stuff before, but $500 for a harness is a bit out
of my league right now. I have a lot of other problems, I mean
projects, to fix first. But I have seen a few other "universal" kits
from other companies like EZ2Wire and Kwik Wire with anywhere from 8 to
26 circuits in the $100-$200 price range. So how many circuits would
the 'Bird need? Off the top of my head, I'm thinking 10-12 range
(number of fuses I can imaigine the car has now, since I'm nowhere near
it), but I'm hoping someone with more automotive electronics experience
knows more than I on the subject.
You need to find a copy of a wiring diagram from a factory service
manual. Try your local libraries. If that fails try Ebay.
Dont attempt to rewire the car if you just need to get past the work of
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