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AlainB

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quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« on: October 05, 2017, 21:50:30 »

can someone confirm me that the 5 and 4 pins are the same units ?
from what I understand they would be the same but on the 5 pins one is not-connected and on the 4 pins that not-connected is just deleted
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2017, 08:18:39 »

I can neither confirm, nor deny the functionality of the pins, but I can say I had an F Body years ago that would only run right with a 5 pin box, even though the parts store folks said the 4 pin should be fine.
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2017, 12:01:42 »

it looks like the extra pin is a ground
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2017, 12:54:41 »

The 5 pin box is designed for use with the dual ballast resistor and the 4 pin box with the single ballast resistor.
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2017, 18:23:02 »

The 5 pin box is designed for use with the dual ballast resistor and the 4 pin box with the single ballast resistor.

This is the correct answer. There are wiring diagrams for both.
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2017, 11:07:53 »

DobaMark speaks the truth.
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2017, 17:32:35 »

What DobaMark said.
I think the way it goes is that you can use a 4 pin in place of a 5 pin, but not the opposite. Or is it the other way around. I can't remember and never done it.
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2017, 08:47:55 »

AlainB,
PM me and let me know where I can email the Mopar Performance install instructions for their Ignition Kit...I have a PDF scan of them here but strangely our forum does not allow one to attach a PDF documen to a post
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Re: quick question about Mopar Ignition Box 5 versus 4 pins
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2017, 18:35:37 »

AlainB,
PM me and let me know where I can email the Mopar Performance install instructions for their Ignition Kit...I have a PDF scan of them here but strangely our forum does not allow one to attach a PDF documen to a post


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