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Old 10-31-2008, 12:54 PM   #1
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My HEI power wire is plugged into the engine compartment part of the fuse block but I think it might be wrong. It works but from what I understand it should be plugged into the fuse box. Where?
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Old 10-31-2008, 05:06 PM   #2
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Re: HEI power question with picture

if it works where it is, then I'd leave it alone.
in all reality, plugging it into the inside of the fuse box comprimizes a little bit of amps, but not enough to notice in a street truck.
I'd leave it alone personally.
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Old 10-31-2008, 05:10 PM   #3
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I agree with longhornman.
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Old 11-01-2008, 01:15 AM   #4
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Re: HEI power question with picture

We usually rewire the wiring harness to plug in where the feed was for the points ignition. Looks like that is the right spot on the firewall, iirc. Best to put a fuse in that wire close to the fuse block incase you get a short, it won't burn up the entire harness.
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:32 AM   #5
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Re: HEI power question with picture

I use a tap into IGN Unfused on the fuze box. 10 gauge wire. [Red].
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Old 11-01-2008, 10:11 PM   #6
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Majority says leave it, Thanks.
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