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Small block chevy wiring

I have a 88 camaro and i have put a 383 in it and it used to have a 2.8 liter efi and now i need to know how to wire power to the alternater starter and distributor. I have removed all the computer wires and most of the efi wires i left what i think is the power wires there are two red and one purple. i would like to know how the power goes from the battery to the rest.

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You should have a purple wire that goes to the starter,plus the red one from pos on battery. I believe you will have a red wire and a black w/red stripe or red/ w black stripe gong to the alternator.
As far as the distributor I think factory was a big pink wire. But you can also just run a wire from the fuse box that would only be hot with key in on position. If you need more help please ask.
Make sure you have your seat belt on and hang on to the steering wheel when you drop the hammer on that 383cu.
Good luck and enjoy.

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