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I need to see diagram for the battery wiring for a ford f250 460 cu in engine from starter back to battery. I am not sure what positive cable i need and how it is connected to starter and solenoid then back to battery.

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There are two cables to the starter. one -, one +, both of these come directly from the battery. The + goes to solenoid on one side then from the other side to the starter. If you have the solenoid on the wheel well. The - goes to the block any where you want, but usually on the bolt that holds the starter on. If you have he starter with the solenoid on it then the+ goes to it. Also on the solenoid there is a smaller wire that is the ignition wire from the ignition switch

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