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Basic wiring for 429 engine

Just installed 429 in ford pick up and there is no wiring under the hood. Just need it for mud bogging.

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You will need to get some kind of ignition system first. I would recommend getting an MSD. It will come with wiring instructions, and it will be all you need to run the motor.

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