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  • nstribal Aug 01, 2008

    it is a 88 with the 305 V8 i was going to make it fuel injection but that did not happen. i put the original manifold and carb back on but i have no clue where sum of the wires go


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Why are u wiring the engine? What year Monte is it? Did u do a motor swap?

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  • Chris Guyette Aug 02, 2008

    Sum of wires? Are u talking about the distributor wires? Choke wires? Plug wires? You really need to be more detailed about your descriptions. I have alot of options to offer you, but it's hard to do with such vague information. me help u.



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