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Vw ignition coil wiring problem on a 1977 scirocco

I wired hot to the + , - to the dist, no ballast resistor, and promptly boiled the coil and the + wire to the coil, what did i do wrong? is vw backwards?

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I hope this is Helpful:

http://www.miescarabajo.com.ar/images/electricity/Type_1-1600_USA_from_august_1969.jpg

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http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/wiring/bug_6971.jpg


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I have completely rewired my Volkswagen dune buggy with a new wiring harness. I have followed the wiring diagram to the tee. It won't start! The wiring diagrams I have on the ignition system are not really clear either. I am sure there is just a wire left out somewhere. Where Can I get an in depth wiring diagram for a 1600cc '73 beetle engine? Thanks in advance...............Claud

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