Originally Posted by Bluccous
I have a red wire and a purple under one terminal. The purple was going to the coil and the red was going to the choke. The other side of the resistor has nothing on it and I believe that's why my coil is burning up so often. Where should the other wire go on the resistor? To the alternator? Or the starter selinoid? Thanks for the reply by the way!
The resistor isn't for the coil, it's for the points. They don't live long with 12V on them, so they put the resistor on it to decrease the current.