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Old 12-18-2010, 11:50 AM
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Duraspark II module need grounding ?

Ha'yall Dose the duraspark II module need to be grounded ?. I mounted mine on the fender-well that is plastic and wondering if I should of hooked a ground wire to it. As the truck runs kinda funny sometimes when wet / cold tries to die.
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Old 12-18-2010, 01:43 PM
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The factory mounted the DS2 box to the plastic fender, and I don't recall seeing a grond wire attached to mine.
The box should be grounded thru the wiring itself.
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I would, it is a good idea to ground it. All of mine have been on metal fenders, but I run a seperate ground wire to the case anyway. Of course, I'm a ground freak. Can't swear it makes a diff, but I've never had one fail, maybe just lucky.
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Dura Spark grounds thru the black wire in the distributer. Sometimes you can have problems with the ground there. Don
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As stated, it grounds through the distributor, no connections to the case inside so no point in grounding it-
I have had a bad ground at the distributor before and wound up splicing into the black ground wire to run a lead to the battery negative terminal. Never had an issue after that.
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