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Bigsexy
02-11-2012, 10:14 PM
Ok, so i had a EFI 300 I6 installed in my truck before and now i have a carburated 460. What wires do i need to hook up to make this beast run? Has anybody done a efi-carb swap and ran into major problems? I dont no how to do wiring but if anyones got some HELPFUL pointers, u have my undivided attention [cheers]

Truck is a 96 f150 & motor is a 78 460 ( e series if that matters) & i do still have the old engine wiring harness to plug into at the firewall..

FU Toolbag
02-11-2012, 10:48 PM
You don't do wiring and your doing this??? better off ignoring the entire truck harness and just running the needed switches to get the 460 going.

Punk in Drublic
02-11-2012, 10:58 PM
just run power to your module, coil, bla bla bla. the mess of efi wires left over i just hacked off. wiring a duraspark 2 or msd up is pretty easy.

Punk in Drublic
02-11-2012, 11:00 PM
http://www.clubfte.com/users/mil1ion/DurasparkII.JPG

Punk in Drublic
02-11-2012, 11:01 PM
thats the jist of it.

Bigsexy
02-12-2012, 03:02 PM
:( i cant see pic.. (its a white square witha red x in it) I got a guy comin over to give me a hand tomaro.. I hava multi meter and a test light, a spool of wire, conectors obviously, and im gna grab a few toggle switches (incase)
Will try an post pics of progress ( if any )

Punk in Drublic
02-12-2012, 04:25 PM
ah fuck it was workin earlier
hang on.

it is a dura II your using for ignition yea?

Punk in Drublic
02-12-2012, 04:28 PM
http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT6aCnSP011e49mZwhDNaDnXZflJ-44lCtinXidsvXfzUr3TFYIfA&t=1

Punk in Drublic
02-12-2012, 04:28 PM
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i75/mil1ion/67-79%20Ford%20Truck%20Information/Ignition%20System/DurasparkII.jpg

Bigsexy
02-12-2012, 08:09 PM
it is a dura II your using for ignition yea?
im using a MSD 6AL box....right/wrong ??

Punk in Drublic
02-12-2012, 08:32 PM
even easier

http://71camaross.com/Images/Instructions/MSD_Pro_Billet%20Wiring.jpg

theres alot of wires you wont beneeding anymore. just unplug what ya can, keep it nice and clean. pretty easy setup. just gotta figure out your start run yada yada wires and wire it up.

4skin
02-13-2012, 12:00 AM
follow the directions for the msd

regulate34
02-13-2012, 08:29 AM
put the big 6 back in. youll wish you did later

Bigsexy
02-13-2012, 08:44 AM
put the big 6 back in. youll wish you did later
need mo powa! I6 was alright (considering the beating i gave it) but the lack of hp is annoying. id like to be able to pass if i want to lol.. I6 thats not an option

Punk in Drublic
02-13-2012, 10:16 AM
my 300 had lots of passing power. after i sunk about 4 grand into it lol. i slayed my bro in laws stock extd cab 460 and i was lifted runnin 36s with 3.73s .

Punk in Drublic
02-13-2012, 10:17 AM
and what chewbacca said, just follow the directions. if you can figure out how to jump start, you should be able to wire an msd.

Bigsexy
02-14-2012, 09:32 PM
K so i attempted to do the wiring, pretty much got as far as all the wires are separated and fuse box wires are ready for new home. but still I have no idea what wires go where? im not nearly as confident as id like to even try. im scared im guna fry my msd box or wire it up backwards an it burn down.. it may seem easy to some but i just dont understand the diagrams :( Can anybody help... I got lots of beers for anyone who can guide me along. i hava manual but i just dont understand it.
officially requesting help plz

Bigsexy
02-15-2012, 10:48 AM
im located in abby, just off the abby/mission hiway if that makes it easier to get help?? sounds dumb but i just dont understand the layout of the diagram.. If somebody could swing by ( tilt a few back) an show me.. id be forever grateful!!!

Punk in Drublic
02-15-2012, 11:16 AM
if o one helps ya out by next week ill be out to give ya a hand. busy today, thenn gone till monday. someone oughta take ya up on the free beer though. beer is yum.

Bigsexy
02-15-2012, 12:01 PM
thank you!

Punk in Drublic
02-15-2012, 12:10 PM
you got a voltmeter? ant find mine

Bigsexy
02-15-2012, 05:17 PM
ya, i got multi meter and test light... lots of wire, conectors, heat shrink stuff, and good ol' electrical tape.. anything else i need?

Bigsexy
02-15-2012, 11:08 PM
K, the more i look at this stupid haynes manual.. the more im sittn here thinkin to myself that it doesnt even have the info Im after... Where can i find the pin info on the PCM plug in at the firewall..??? i want a diagram of the plugin with the color of the wire and what its function is. Can anybody find an post that.. ive been lookin for hrs and i dont no what im doing wrong, i cant find shit.

bigorange440
02-16-2012, 01:11 AM
give me a call sunday if ya dont figure it out. ill stop by. 778 241 4039.

Bigsexy
02-16-2012, 11:38 AM
Cool thanks, Im off to MSA ford in hopes to find a proper wiring schematics sheet. hopefully they got what i need

epic3
02-16-2012, 12:00 PM
Easy peasy if you can haul er out to my shop wiring is my thing and I wont rape ya but it wont be free

Bigsexy
02-16-2012, 02:28 PM
Easy peasy if you can haul er out to my shop wiring is my thing and I wont rape ya but it wont be freei dont hava trailer or a truck to tow a trailer with a truck on it :( ( say that 5times fast) lol

bigblueford
02-16-2012, 03:21 PM
it might be way eaiser if you bought a new fues panel from painless wiring you can get some nice kits from lordco or mopac

mattdroz
02-16-2012, 06:38 PM
painless has some nice kits and fuse box's to make your life easier id also say check em out

Bigsexy
02-16-2012, 06:49 PM
got a link? why would i buy another fuse box when i have one already? im not following

64CJ6Willy
02-16-2012, 09:21 PM
Basic wiring that loses all the efi shit ya don't need

Bigsexy
02-16-2012, 11:07 PM
i dont have any efi wires hooked up to anything. its a plug at the firewall and about 1ft of multicolored wires. then nuthing. im gettin ford to photo copy me the hole manual they use for the truck so theres no info im missing, then Once i get some direction on where to connect what wires, il be good :)

Punk in Drublic
02-19-2012, 11:26 PM
dont need schematics. just gotta find power on run wire and power on ignition, couple others. all findable with a metrer

Bigsexy
02-21-2012, 09:40 PM
still needing help doing this.. I have this week off before i have to go back to work. plz help me someone [cheers]

Bigsexy
02-23-2012, 12:39 PM
ANYONE??? ( ive tried to imitate the diagrams posted but i failed misserably, i really really need some guidence here and somebody to come by an point what im doing wrong ) PLZ!!!!

[cheers]

bigorange440
02-23-2012, 01:12 PM
My offer is still there u never got back to me

Bigsexy
02-23-2012, 02:52 PM
dammit, i misunderstood ya, i thought u said ur going to call me when u had time. D'oh [27]

Bigsexy
03-04-2012, 06:40 PM
Easy peasy if you can haul er out to my shop wiring is my thing and I wont rape ya but it wont be free
K so this isnt going well at all. wheres ur shop located? and could u pm me what ur thinkin of for price. [cheers]