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bad ignition??

so ive replaced my starter relay on the fender a couple time and it still will not start half the time and i have to use a screwdriver to cross the posts on the relay to get it to start. so im thinking its the ignition?? (what else coult it be)


so for all you guys and for some reason love wiring where do i go from now. im thinking about putting a push button start on


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If you cant find out what it is or cant afford to fix it, I have used a push start button on my old truck... It is easy and cheap!

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thats what im leaning towards, what do i need to do?

95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

screw all this I just want a 6.4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
wish list;
5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

"there may be snow on the mountain but that doesnt mean theirs no fire downstairs"
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when I did mine I just bought a couple feet of red and black wire, some electrical connectors and then the push button switch. You can get the push button switch at any auto store.

I connected the wires to opposite sides of the sylinoid / relay and then ran them through to the cab and connected the switch. You will have to turn the key to the on position and then just hit the button!

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ok sounds good. so go from each side or the starter realay? hot dog ill be back to starting the truck from INSIDE of the truck.

95 reg cab 4X4 STROKER < trade for 5 speed???
new E40D
Autometer gauges
Gearhead tunes
EBP actuator deleted but not gutted
Push button start
TC lock up switch
DIY with 6637
3.5in DP
5in MBRP
315/75/16 M/T ATZ
3:55
smoked lights
herculiner
10inch PRO JL
20%tint

screw all this I just want a 6.4!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
wish list;
5 speed swap
stage 2 injectors
D66

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Thats right.... just like crossing the points with a screwdriver to start it, except using the 2 wires and a switch so you can do it in the truck.

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