Question about 1986 Chevrolet C1500
I changed from a 305 chevy w/ EFI over to 350 w/ HEI , how do I hook up
HEI distributer , starter & alternater ?
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
IF YOU HAVE A POINTS TYPE DISTRIBUTER, THE WIRING WILL BE: TO ENERGIZE THE STARTER SOLENOID A LARGE, ABOUT A NUMBER 12 OR 14 GAUGE WIRE WILL GO TO THE INNER MOST SMALL TERMINAL ON THE STARTER SOLENOID. IT MAY BE PURPLE IN COLOR. THE SECOND SMALLER WIRE SHOULD GO TO THE OUTER SOLENOID TERMINAL AND GO FROM THERE TO THE + TERMINAL ON THE IGNITION COIL. THIS IS FOR BY PASSING THE RESISTOR WIRE FROM THE STARTER IGNITION SWITCH. THE LARGER BATTERY CABLE WILL GO TO THE UPPER TERMINAL ON THE STARTER SOLENOID. THERE MAY BE AN ADDITIONAL BATTERY FEED WIRE TAKE OFF FROM THE STARTER BATTERY TERMINAL POST ON THE SOLENOID FOR OTHER ACCESSORIES. THIS TYPE OF SYSTEM (POINTS TYPE) WAS TYPICALLY DONE AWAY WITH IN 1975 WHEN THE HEI DISTRIBUTOR CAME OUT.
Posted on May 05, 2009
SOURCE: small block chevy wiring
You should have a purple wire that goes to the starter,plus the red one from pos on battery. I believe you will have a red wire and a black w/red stripe or red/ w black stripe gong to the alternator.
As far as the distributor I think factory was a big pink wire. But you can also just run a wire from the fuse box that would only be hot with key in on position. If you need more help please ask.
Make sure you have your seat belt on and hang on to the steering wheel when you drop the hammer on that 383cu.
Good luck and enjoy.
Posted on Apr 07, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 29, 2015 | Cars & Trucks
Sep 29, 2014 | Chevrolet 3500 Cars & Trucks
Jan 16, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 04, 2017 | Cars & Trucks
Jan 03, 2018 | 1985 Pontiac Firebird
Nov 05, 2010 | Chevrolet Caprice Cars & Trucks
Apr 14, 2010 | Chevrolet Chevy Cars & Trucks
Feb 10, 2010 | 2000 Chevrolet 3500
Jun 11, 2009 | 1989 Chevrolet C1500
May 05, 2009 | 1986 Chevrolet Nova
5,270 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: