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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote farna Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May/15/2019 at 6:37am
Did you not get the instructions with the Pertronix? The red power wire should go to a switched power wire. You can attach the red wire to the positive side of the coil, black to negative. If you have a ballast resistor (most sixes don't) attach  the red wire to the end of the resistor that comes from the wiring harness, not the coil end.

70s cars usually have a resistance wire instead of a ballast resistor. In that case you need to find a wire that supplies 12V with the switch in the crank and the run positions, or find the resistance wire in the harness and splice in front of the wire.

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I didn't buy the Pertronix. See my previous post.
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