Frank Clarici wrote:
> Chas Douglass wrote:
> > I discovered the + wire from the fuse
>> block to the distributor had burned away all it's insulation,
> There is no + wire from the fuse to the dizzy.
> The + wire comes from the key switch to the coil.
> The - wire comes from the coil to the dizzy.
> If the white wire fried, check you ign swich, that is the only spot
> where a constant hot (brn wire) meets a white wire.
> The white wires at the fuse block are BEFORE the fuse and the fuse is
> for the green wires that power the gauges, signals, and stop lights.
> White wires are for fuel pump, tach, and hot to coil after the key is
> switched on.
Doh. The + wire from the fuse block to the coil, of course. Yes, the
Being before the fuse certainly explains why the wire fried and not the
fuse. But it is correctly switched by the ignition switch; that is
there is only power to it when the key is turned on.