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Old 06-19-2011, 09:25 PM
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3 Wires on My New HEI Distributor, Am I Wiring This Right?

Proform Parts 66964 - Proform Ford HEI Distributors - Overview - SummitRacing.com

The link above is for the distributor I just purchased. My truck is a 1967 model F100 with the old points setup. I'm in the process of installing a 351W and I am trying to convert this over to HEI..... but there is no diagram whatsoever that came with the distributor. One wire is blue, another black and the other is red. I am thinking that:

Red goes to the the positive side of the coil as well as the 12v feed such as the ignition switch?

Black is a ground?

Blue goes to the negative side of the coil as well as the tach feed.



Does this seem correct? Please correct me if I'm wrong. Thanks!
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That just looks like a Duraspark 2 dist.
You will need a DS2 IGN module and the wiring harness between the IGN module and the Dist.
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Here is some wiring info.
Take the cap of the new dist and see what is inside it under the rotor.
Just a magnetic pickup?
The harness you will need is a junk yard item.

http://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/57...ml#post4418992

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This is what a one wire HEI Distributor looks like.

FORD 351w Windsor Sbf HEI DISTRIBUTOR COIL Blue New | eBay
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This is what a one wire HEI Distributor looks like.

FORD 351w Windsor Sbf HEI DISTRIBUTOR COIL Blue New | eBay
thanks for the info. i actually switched and now have this exact same distributor. but the damn thing did not come with any instructions. do i simply need to ground the black wire to the chassis or block? power to the red, can i go straight to the battery or do i need to go to the ignition switch? and the other is for the tach correct?
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FORD 351W WINDSOR HEI DISTRIBUTOR 50K # 6510-R | eBay

This ad has intall info.
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