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Old 02-02-11, 08:13 PM   #1
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msd digital 6 wiring help

Ok fellas i need some help wiring my msd to stock leading coil. I have been browsing around but all i can find are ford wiring diagrams. I drew up a picture of how i think its supposed to be wired. I would also like to know where the pink wires goes to.

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black/red coil side to MSD black wire
yellow/red coil side to MSD orange wire
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black/red harness side to MSD white wire
yellow/red harness side to MSD red wire
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blue wire is two step <-- still trying to figure out hot to wire this
pink wire goes to????

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I was trying to use this wiring diagram but not sure if its correct.

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i dont think you can wire the two step b/c it will not cut the spark to the trailing coils. i also think the pink wire is used as a trigger for the two step.
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i dont think you can wire the two step b/c it will not cut the spark to the trailing coils. i also think the pink wire is used as a trigger for the two step.
yes the two step gets two relays wired into a switch to cut the trailing off. Any Ideas on how all that is wired up?
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found this may help
MSD 6AL and 2 step install Instructions
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Pink is the retard function. You apply ground or 12V (depending on the model) to activate the two step (Blue wire).

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http://www.msdignition.com/uploadedF...structions.pdf

I wouldn't use any of the factory wiring to the MSD other than the trigger wire. Run the power and ground leads straight to the battery.
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Search for Vikings old write up on this. Also trotts did a nice write up last year for this plus relays to kill trailing along with line lock. Believe there was a link off that thread for mad wiring.
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Search for Vikings old write up on this. Also trotts did a nice write up last year for this plus relays to kill trailing along with line lock. Believe there was a link off that thread for mad wiring.
I believe them write-ups where for 6AL. I was under the impression that the 6al and digital 6 where different colored wires.
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I am not sure on the color codes..
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Ok coils are hooked up. Now my question is, does the pink wire (retard function) gets hooked to anything or do we not use this function on our cars? I read in some other forums that guys use the pink wire on throttle for nitrous Injection but I am only running water injection so I would assume the pink wire does not get used.
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