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302 FORD: IGNITION SYSTEM WIRING DIAGRAM..SMALL WIRE COMING FROM

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1979 302 FORD , SINGLE POINT DISTRIBUTOR .DOES ANYONE HAVE AN ENGINE IGNITION SYSTEM WIRING DIAGRAM? WHERE DOES THE SMALL WIRE COMING FROM THE BASE OF THE DISTRIBUTOR HOOK UP? FOR EXAMPLE. THANK YOU, XXXXX XXXXX MAHNENSMITH
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Dale Stockstill replied 2 years ago.

Hello Kent,

 

My name is Dale,

 

Well Kent ALL point style distributors (UNLESS IT IS AN ENGLISH POSITIVE GROUND SYSTEM) the small primary wire from the points goes to the (-) side of the ignition coil. The other small (Primary) wire comes from the ignition switch to the (+) side of the coil.

 

I can try to find you a picture but that is how to wire it together.

Let me know if you need more help.

Have a Blessed & Productive Day !

Sincerely,

Dale

Expert:  Dale Stockstill replied 2 years ago.

Kent,

 

1979 Cougar and back to 1072 show a electronic control distributor. But here is a 1971 (POINT STYLE) schematic since I guess you are switching back to the old style system.

graphic

Let me know what else you need.

Dale

Dale Stockstill, Automotive Diagnostic Technician
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Expert:  Dale Stockstill replied 2 years ago.

Was there something else you needed. Just let me know.

Dale

Expert:  Dale Stockstill replied 2 years ago.

Thanks for your business Kent,

 

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Sincerely,

Dale

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