A few questions on the resistor wire, what color is it in the pic? The yellow/blue or black? And connecting to the ACC on the fuse box seems easiest way to go with the new switched wire, but where can I get a connector for the ACC?

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Hi Dave,

     I have never seen a fuel line twisted like that.  Pretty sure the gas flow is quite restricted.  Any chance to run a new fuel line from the fuel pump to the carb.?

Dennis DiBari


     If you get new fuel line and a good flaring kit, you can run a new line to the carburetor.  You can use the fittings you already have and put them on the line before you flare both ends.  The gas flow will be correct.


Tabs in red are  not interlocked. If you want a better fuel line I have a nice original fuel filter to Carter AFB carb line I just pulled from the last parts car. Price is $25, which drops to $18.75 with Chapter Discount and can ship for $10 for a final total of $28.75. Shoot me an email if interested.

Dave, Have you been able to get your ignition system operating properly?  I think that you are wired into the wrong circuit for 12 volt power.  I would be glad to get on a call with you to discuss it if you would like that.  

Pat, that would be great as I will take any and all help getting this beast back in running mode! I sent a friend request, then i can send you my number. 

I wanted give an update on pertronix 3 installation. 
It is now working but it was not a straight line install and then running!  Originally I used the ACC for the switched 12 volt with no success. Then I cleaned up the fuse holders for the ACC and got 12 volts to the end of the wire. But it still wouldnt start and in stepped Pat Westphal!! He suggested tapping i to an ‘ignition’ line, either the pink wire that the resistor wire is connected to or using the tan/white wire that runs into the wiper motor in the engine bay. It is definitely an easier access point, so i used it. 
In the meantime, i was waiting for a fuel line from Jason Edge from filter to carb. Of course, during the install i cross thread into the filter-“&$:&!?$& were the exact words used! Luckily, it was the female connector on the filter that cross threaded and you tube had a nice fix and it worked. So installed all fuel lines, and fired it up and started right up!! 
Again big shout out to Pat and Jason for all the help and willingness to share their knowledge!



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