I wish I had a diagram of the Francis setup. Unfortunately, it is a "connect the brown wire to terminal 12" kind of setup and doesn't have a picture of what the completed system looks like. All I know is that there is a single 10 gauge wire hardwired from the battery to the terminal box and everything branches off from there.
The terminal box has separate fuses for:
int lights clock,
then there are four circuits that can be either "hot" or ignition depending upon how the fuse is inserted. These are labeled:
The column drop is as Ireland's child pictured.
My intention was to retain the nostalgic look and feel of the old key and switch. If I were to use the modern ignition switch, hiding it behind/under the dash. I don't want to cut up the dash to install it so an auxillary panel beneath may be the alternative for a location.
This isn't a show car. It is intended to be a reliable driver thus the purpose for the rewire. What was there when the car was purchased was an electrical fire looking for a place to happen.
Any and all thoughts/suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks all.