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Ive got a one wire alternator on my old car, Im building another car on the cheap and cant remember where the wires on a 3 wire chevy connect or which wire gets tied to the feed wire. Any help is appreciated

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this ought to help it's for a conversion but it should provide what you need
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If you scroll down to the bottom of this page, I think you will find this simple wiring diagram very useful.

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I just got done replacing the 10si that I'd installed in my courier p/u several years ago, using the "looping #2 to battery connector" method. this time, however, I connected #2 so that it only sees voltage when the ignition is on. Seems to be working fine for now, & hopefully no more power drain after sitting a week or two. anyone else tried this, or am I in new territory? I also did it this way because it seems like leaving the #2 terminal constantly on might shorten the life of the regulator/diode bridge?
please pardon my horning in on the conversation, btw.
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