There should be a double wire going to the old coil, hook this to your bat
on HEI. You may have to change the wire from the ign switch of you don't
have an external resister to bypass, as the resistence was built in the ign
wire on some models.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Claude" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 12, 2003 8:54 AM
Subject: [oletrucks] ignition wire
> I put an HEI distributor in the '59 with a 283. I took out an old wore
> out points distributor. It's a close fit, but is in and not touching the
> firewall. Where/how do I get a Batt. lead that is hot when cranking and
> in the run position? I know I need to bypass the resistor but the old
> wire seems to have batt. in the run position but not in the start.
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959