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  1. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Need help on power flow thru ignition switch. Is this correct for different key positions - LOCK - Bat OFF - Bat RUN - Bat, IGN1, ACC START - Bat, IGN2, and SOL In the attached pic, IGN2 goes to coil. If IGN2 is only hot during START, how does coil get power during RUN?
  2. Electrical Questions and Answers
    My recently 56 BelAir 350 sb won't start. Has Unalite electronic distributor. With key on, volts at battery and negative side of coil are 12.65. I also removed distributor cap and rotor and tested the electronic sensor. It's no good - I'll be replacing it, the rotor and the distributor cap. I...
  3. Electrical Questions and Answers
    I'm a little confused. My old starter only had two connections. One for the battery and one for the S terminal. My new starter has three connections. One for battery, one for S, one for R. I have three wires coming from the ignition. One is black, one is green, one is purple. How should I...
  4. Electrical Questions and Answers
    I have a Ramjet 350 in my '57. I don't like the modern coil that comes with the engine. I'd like to keep the coil under the hood and thought that a conventional old school coil would look good. Has anyone substituted the coil on their Ramjet?? Thanks, Bob
  5. Electrical Questions and Answers
    I havent touched my points for about 17,000 miles (I know, looong overdue!) And ive decided to switch to either the pertronix 2 or 3 system and accompanying coils. Besides a roller cam, my engine is just a regular old 57 283 powerpack. With my 2004r i never go much over 3000 rpm in any...
  6. Electrical Questions and Answers
    Hey guys, so im at the end of my rope with this one. So my main issue is that my 56 Nomad with a 327 was not getting spark. I knew this because I tested a few plugs and the lead plug with a spark tester. I've recently changed the coil to a Blaster 2 and added a magnetic distributor, rebuilt my...
  7. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hello all, A new user here with a question. I was wonder what the difference is between cutting my existing springs on my 57, oppose to buying some new 2 inch drop springs. I already dropped the car 2 inches using spindles a few years back and want to go AT LEAST an inch lower. The car is...
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