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Old 08-30-2001, 09:44 AM   #1
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What color is the tach wire on a 87 firebird

I have replaced my distribter, the type witht the external coil but my tach will not work because I am unsure which wire the tach is on the 50 wires I took off the dist and coil. Please if you have any info or schematics pass them along, thanks.

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1987 Firebird Formula
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Hypertech Thermomaster Chip installed in a nonworking computer
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Old 08-30-2001, 10:27 PM   #2
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Just in case anyone else needs to ever know, it is the white wire off the gray cap the can be connected to the tach terminal of a HEI distributer or the negitive side of the coil.



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1987 Firebird Formula
305 LG-4
GM Vortec heads 2.02x1.6 valves
Crane CompuCam 2030
700-R4 Trans
4 barrel quadrajet
edelbrock performer intake
Hypertech Thermomaster Chip installed in a nonworking computer
Open Element Air Filter
No Cat with flowmaster exhaust
NO MORE COMPUTER CRAP
NON computer HEI Distributer

- Soon to be installed
700R4 Lockup kit
Edelbrock TES
Stall convertor
87formula is offline vBGarage Page   Reply With Quote
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