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Old 06-16-2009, 10:32 PM   #1
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ok bought an HEI distributor how do i hook it up?

I bought one of the summitracing HEI distributors with the built in coil in the cap.

found here:
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/SUM-850001-2/

do i need the 2 wire connector or the single wire connector and where do i hook up my autometer tach? Im thinking i need the dual wire b/c of the ignition and tach...

2 wire connector:
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/ACC-170072/

single wire connector:
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/SUM-G5210/

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Old 06-17-2009, 07:00 AM   #2
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Re: ok bought an HEI distributor how do i hook it up?

You want the dual connector. The red wire goes to a switched ignition source. The other one goes to your tach.
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Old 06-17-2009, 11:41 AM   #3
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Re: ok bought an HEI distributor how do i hook it up?

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You want the dual connector. The red wire goes to a switched ignition source. The other one goes to your tach.
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Re: ok bought an HEI distributor how do i hook it up?

You need a fairly heavy wire for the switched power source. Something like 10 gauge. No thinner than 12 so don't attach a thinner wire to the pigtail.
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Re: ok bought an HEI distributor how do i hook it up?

summit also has the adapter wire for power and tach..it plugs into your old one an then to the new dizzy so there is no splicing
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