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Postby Bacchus » Sun Dec 03, 2006 2:25 pm

How does the factory ground system work in a Vega? Where does the battery ground to and is there an engine to chassis ground? Can you ground to the engine mount and be okay?
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Postby v8astregt » Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:19 pm

I don't know how the original ground is, but on mine I have my battery grounded to my body/framerails, then I always run a ground from my head to the chassis.
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Postby cjbiagi » Sun Dec 03, 2006 4:36 pm

On the Monza there is a small ground wire from the battery to the fenderwell. I added a large braided ground wire from the engine to the body. Since the main ground wire goes right to the engine block, it's good to have another one from the block to the chassis.
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