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Unread 05-23-2015, 08:35 PM   #1
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2.5l diode placement question

1984 Scrambler w/2.5l

Installing HEI and wired with a relay according to JeepHammer's diagrams. I am getting the back feed voltage from the alternator that keeps the jeep running after the key is turned off.

I have the diodes but my alternator plug has three wires however instead of the two mentioned in all the posts. (1) 10 gauge red and (2) 18 gauged brown
  • Red wire goes to the starter solenoid battery power stud
  • One brown wire is spliced into the heavy gauge power wires coming out of the firewall on the driver side.
  • One brown wire is goes to a silver box on passenger fender by the starter solenoid. no idea what it is

Which wire gets the diode?

The only other wires are heavy ones that are on a stud on the back of the alternator.

Fuzzy phone picture of the connector and wires.
Thanks.

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anyone?
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anyone?
Most only have the one small brown wire tagged to the ignition power that can back feed so the diode goes there.
I have never heard if this extra box you seem to have. Photo?
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