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    Default computer to non computer conversion

    Greetings all,
    just put a 1985 engine in my 1989 Sub, eliminating my computer. Does anyone know which wire is best to power my distributor? Has anyone else done this?

    1989 Chevy V1500 Suburban 4X4, long tube headers & xover pipe. w/1985 350 4bbl.
    2002 Silverado 1500 5.3L Ext. Cab
    2005 Wrangler Rubicon 4.0L
    1990 Miata

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    Hey Big Blue, it just has to be an ignition wire. I converted mine several years ago & I used one of the relays on the firewall that are right there by the dist. Just check for one that has power with key on only. If you accidently get one that is battery+ it won't shut off once you fire it up ha ha
    1988 Chevy C-3500 2wd (no pic)
    350 c.i. 5.7 L Stock Block, 4 Bolt Mains
    L-31 Vortec Heads, Edelbrock Cam & Intake,
    Holley 650, Flowtech Headers, Magnaflow exh.
    Jet Trans 700R4, B&M Ratchet, 4:10 gears,
    3" susp. lift kit "shadetree"
    No rev limiter, No speed limiter lol

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