Looking to get my mustang street worthy here in the next few days, but im having problems with the HEI distributor I installed when rebuilding the engine. My problem is finding a suitable 12v power source for the GM style HEI distributor I bought from Summit (summit brand, heard good things for the money) with only the BATT and TACH terminals. I got my tach all squared away, but even after perusing the countless posts on the site detailing the treasonous use of these dizzys I am still confused about where to get my 12 volts.
I know that the old coil wire is a resistor wire and the most common/popular method is to replace that with a regular wire then just hook it up. Unfortunately, when I trace my coil resistor wire back I run into a 6 prong plug (looks like a six pack). So, does the resistor wire continue on through that connection to the ACC power threaded fitting on the back of the ignition switch? And if so, could i just remove the old connection on the back of the ignition switch and run all new wire directly to the dizzy? Because I am unclear how to "bypass" the original coil resistor wire to get the full 12v I need to the dizzy.
Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. Gotta get this baby going so I can take it back with me to college on friday!