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post #1 of 4 Old 08-13-2003, 07:13 AM Thread Starter
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MSD ignition mounting location

I have just purchased a MSD ignition. I was wondering where would be the best location to mount it. If anyone has had problems with any locations please let me know. I was thinking of mounting it on the firewall, in the center. Any other sugestions?

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post #2 of 4 Old 08-13-2003, 10:07 AM
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Possum398,

If you are refering to the standard sort of ignition components (ie: coil, etc...) then just find a place up and away from direct engine heat (ie: exhaust manifolds, ec...). If you are talking about their upgrade modules (ie: MSD-6A, etc...) the same applies. Generally they give you a pretty long wire harness which will let you install it just about anywhere. Inner fender wells are a fairly good location. I'm planning to mount mine forward of the battery. One thing to keep in mind... If your Jeep has a computer - it is extremey important that you keep the main harness/power feeder away from your Jeeps wire harness and/or shield it. It will interfere with your Jeeps computer.

Good luck with your install. I haven't installed mine yet, but I'm looking forward to seeing what benefits it will provide.

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post #3 of 4 Old 08-13-2003, 11:15 AM Thread Starter
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I was talking about the MSD 6A.
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-13-2003, 12:32 PM
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I have mine mounted on the top center of my firewall and have had no problems at all.

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