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Wedge Cut wire on TR8 Ballast Resister

tdskip

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Hi guys - the TR8 has a white/black or white/slate wire that is frayed and currently loose.

I looked at the wiring guide in the manual but I'm still stumped (weak, I know).

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The wire in question is the closed in the picture, it has loose fine wires sticking out.
 

tr8todd

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Off the top of my head, I think that is the wire for the tach feed. I think there is a six volt wire, a twelve volt wire, and a tach wire feeding thru the ballast. I haven't used the stock stuff since my first TR8 20 years ago. The one I am restoring now still has it, but that's just because I haven't got around to ripping it out and replacing it yet. My crystal ball shows a Mallory Unilite distributor, coil, and hyfire ignition box.
 
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