FBO and ballast resistor help needed

Electrical & Ignition

  1. Chad Witham

    Chad Witham Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    181
    Likes Received:
    74
    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2018
    Location:
    Indiana
    Local Time:
    6:49 AM
    I unloaded the Charger in the 34 degree weather we are having anyway I have the FBO and coil in but I don’t know how to bypass the 4 pin ballast resistor.
     
  2. Bill Monk

    Bill Monk FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

    Messages:
    1,669
    Likes Received:
    1685
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2017
    Location:
    West Virginia
    Local Time:
    6:49 AM
    Don typically includes a short jumper wire with his kits but I'm not sure on the 4 pin, If no one else chimes in, I would give him a call to be sure. You don't need one at all with his set up but I'm just not familiar with that 4 pin and if anything else is needed
     
  3. Chad Witham

    Chad Witham Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    181
    Likes Received:
    74
    Joined:
    Apr 7, 2018
    Location:
    Indiana
    Local Time:
    6:49 AM
    I’ve tried to call five times already today, it goes straight to voicemail. The wire was in the kit. There seems to be no instructions anywhere, on the web or with the kit.
     
  4. Bill Monk

    Bill Monk FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

    Messages:
    1,669
    Likes Received:
    1685
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2017
    Location:
    West Virginia
    Local Time:
    6:49 AM
    He is pacific time. They may be closed on Monday as well, best time to reach him is afternoon. I'm surprised you didn't get instructions, double check the boxes or in the little bags
     
  5. Bill Monk

    Bill Monk FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

    Messages:
    1,669
    Likes Received:
    1685
    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2017
    Location:
    West Virginia
    Local Time:
    6:49 AM
    According to the wed site, the hours are 08:00 to 03:00 Monday-Thursday pacific time
     
  6. 72RoadrunnerGTX

    72RoadrunnerGTX Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    911
    Likes Received:
    544
    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2009
    Location:
    Seattle, Washington
    Local Time:
    3:49 AM
    • Thanks! Thanks! x 1
    • Chad Witham

      Chad Witham Well-Known Member

      Messages:
      181
      Likes Received:
      74
      Joined:
      Apr 7, 2018
      Location:
      Indiana
      Local Time:
      6:49 AM
      I got ahold of Don and figured out the jumping ballast resistor aspect. Thanks for all that helped.
       
    • Nacho-RT74

      Nacho-RT74 FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

      Messages:
      2,695
      Likes Received:
      845
      Joined:
      Oct 8, 2012
      Location:
      Caracas, Venezuela
      Local Time:
      6:49 AM
      there are 3 ways to make it...

      jumper wire as exposed

      Removing all plugs from ballast plugs and splice all together but the green traced red one which you won't need anymore for it


      OR my fav one ( which has being talked latelly ):

      remove the resistor from the primary section ( around 1 ohm ) on back of ceramic piece and replace it with a wire. this will keep stock look.
       
    • Nacho-RT74

      Nacho-RT74 FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

      Messages:
      2,695
      Likes Received:
      845
      Joined:
      Oct 8, 2012
      Location:
      Caracas, Venezuela
      Local Time:
      6:49 AM
    1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
      By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.