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Can't get the starter to engage due to wiring problem

Installed new wiring harness and I don't know what wires are supposed to go from the battery to the distributor and then to the starter. Can anyone tell me what wires go where to get the truck to turn over?

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The positive battery cable goes to the starter solenoid.(the big terminal). Also there will be a 12ga purple wire that goes to the "S" terminal of the solenoid. The "S" terminal is the small terminal on the solenoid that is closest to the engine. The "S" terminal wire comes from the ignition switch. When the switch is turned to the start position it sends voltage through this purple wire to activate the solenoid which activates the starter. Hope this helps. Good luck.

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