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Old 04-20-2010, 02:48 PM   #1
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I'm confused as ****. So I pulled my coil pack off so I could get a good look.

People cut the coil packs up to get the pins. I have some connectors left over and they fit. Wouldn't it just be easier to do solder connectors to the COP harness and plug them in like I did in the fourth picture?








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Another quick picture.

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It probably wont work because the focus on your connector is worn out. Makes it a PITA to get it all connected right.

Maybe you can get some in-focus connectors from mazda? They should last at least another 100k miles before they go blurry again!
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I think, you're ******* with me because my camera sucks. Clever.
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I think we need to stage an intervention for *cough*^^^*cough*

I spent $20ish at DIY and used the GM weatherpack stuff, work/seal/look great.
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This is the best I got.

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I think we need to stage an intervention for *cough*^^^*cough*

I spent $20ish at DIY and used the GM weatherpack stuff, work/seal/look great.
Thanks. I'm checking it out right now.
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Edit: WHAT ARE YOU ON?!

Only problem is crimping the connectors. If you don't have that $80 tool they sell, its tough to get them small enough to fit in the connector, as it's all fairly snug in order to keep it water tight. I borrowed a crimping tool from my dad's work, which ended up being a bit small, I had to be careful not to cut the connectors in half when crimping.
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Only problem is crimping the connectors. If you don't have that $80 tool they sell, its tough to get them small enough to fit in the connector, as it's all fairly snug in order to keep it water tight. I borrowed a crimping tool from my dad's work, which ended up being a bit small, I had to be careful not to cut the connectors in half when crimping.
Thanks. My dad should have one in his tool box. And where the hell is Bob Barker!
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If you're going for a permanent install, maybe find a matched connector set, cut out the old connectors, and install a new single connector to the harness, then it would be a simple wire in to the COPs at the matched connector.
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I got it finished before I left for class. Went to the mother ****** film class. Come home and the car started right up. Not really happy with the harness though, so I'll probably redo it over the summer. Bling-Bling.
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