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  1. Can someone show me how I can tap into the ignition switch power to start the fuel pump? Of course i will be powering the fuel pump through a relay, but I do not know where to tap into the ignition switch at? Do I splice into the ignition wire or is there a node in the fuse box for me to tap into?
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  3. Ahh okay. I understand now. I plan to do the upgrade to an '85 maxima alternator since it is direct bolt on and puts out 80-90A. How do people usually handle the fuel pump wiring when doing the alternator upgrade? Is wiring it through a switched source with inertia switch common to do for the Z's? You are correct that the seat belt interlock has been bypassed so it is a non-issue. I just purchased my 260z and am still learning how a car works. I am doing a lot of studying up on the car so I can begin to "modernize" it. I have never been a DIY car guy but I'm excited to start. I am fairly confident in my electrical skills so I am more comfortable starting with upgrading the electrical system first 😄
  4. Hey guys, I'm trying to perform the internally regulated alternator upgrade for the early model 260z. I was wondering if anyone has done this successfully and could share some knowledge on how the wiring should go? I have read through all the guides showing the mod for the 240z and 280z but in my research I am coming across some concerns regarding the 260z. The guides that I have read have been helpful in understanding that I need to wire a diode to be able to shut the car off. Guides I researched so far: http://www.zcarcreations.com/howto/voltreg.htm https://forums.hybridz.org/topic/40818-260z-alternator-voltmeter-swap/ The challenges specific to the 260z are the seat belt interlock and also the fuel pump wiring. I am still trying to understand these issues when bypass the voltage regulator. Hoping someone could provide insight on the proper wiring here. Thanks!
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