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Old 06-27-2004, 04:44 PM
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resistor ballast on ignition switch

Hey guys!

I'm converting a 73' ignition to the duraspark electronic ignition. Some of you guys help me on this, what I need to know is where does the resistor ballast exist on the harness for the ignition switch (i need to splice my wire between that and the ballast) for my lead.

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the duraspark uses two wires for power, one for cranking voltage and one for running voltage. red and white, i can't remember which is which but i think the red is crank? the cranking voltage is not resisted but the run voltage is lower from what i remember. the ballast is the wire itself, it's a resistor wire, if i remember correctly it was dark green and had writing printed on it identifying it as such. real small writing.
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