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On a 1998 chevy cavalier what color wire do i hook the green off my tach to

I hooked all other wires up except the green. It says to hook to the negative side of coil. Maybe i should tap into the tach on the dash

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The green wire from the tach goes to the negative side of the coil or if its an HEI distributor it will connect to the left of the hot wire going. to the distributor.

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Sounds like you are getting power to everything but the engine.
Was there a ground wire to the head that you may have left off ?
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That should be the white wire rom the dist to coil. eather way you will not hurt the tach if you were to get it wrong. There are only two wires. I would look at the distributor and on the top of the cap there it writing and it will say tach an you can plug it directli into that.

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the coil is in the distributor.Just look on the end where the wires go into the distributor and you will see where it says tach.,batt.,There is a terminal where you can hook up your tach. wire.Hope this helps.Good luck.

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