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Old 06-09-2018, 03:12 PM   #1  
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Msd ignition and 1 wire alternator.

Trying to clean up this horrendous wiring in my dads 69 cuda. All the wiring is wrapped with hockey tape which has turned into a goopy mess

The car came with 3 coils all hooked up(No idea). We removed them and installed a Msd digital 6, coil and distributor. At the same time we installed a 1 wire alternator. Im pretty sure i know the answer but i wanna make sure before jumping the gun.

With having the full msd system am i able to remove the control module and resistor mounted on the firewall and any wiring related to those? With having a single wire alternator is there anything else i can remove? The wiring in this car is a **** show and it has new wiring doubled ontop of old that doesnt go anywhere.

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Old 06-09-2018, 04:45 PM   #2  
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Sounds like you have to re-wire it anyway.... I would Chit can it, if your not using any of the other wiring.
You need 12 volts for the MSD stuff anyway.... MSD DIG.-6 is a good unit...
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So that box on the firewall doesn't run anything else? Just the old ignition system? Just making sure I can cut it all out and turf it.
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If you installing MSD as you have described. you will not need the ECU or ballast from the last conversion it can go... If your not sure you have the rite part, post a picture...
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I know what the ballast resistor and ecu are but not sure what this is.

I want to guess starter solenoid. But it has a modern starter with a solenoid on it. I think the original owner was using it as a junction block as the battery is in the trunk(also getting put back in engine bay)
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That the starter relay...
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Yea I figured it out after I posted. My to edit my post.

What have you guys done to either get rid of or improve the bulk head connectors? I know I can drill them out and hardwire the connections together as an option but I'm curious if there's a better solution?
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