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As suggested by numerous people on this Forum I am planning to use the Neutral safety switch between the ignition and the relay as a fail safe. Should I just cut off the connector that is currently on the switch and hard wire it in or do I need the other end of the connector?

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Why not use the clutch safety switch instead? You could also wire the neutral and clutch switches in parallel so either could work.
 

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Ya - I would just go with the clutch safety switch - what happens if you stall on a hill or on a start up in traffic?
 

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If I use the clutch safety switch do I need to do anything to the neutral switch pigtail coming out of the trans or does it already have a jumper?

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If you are using F body donor parts the neutral switch is for the computer and will not handle the current of the starter for long. If you are using the donor fuel injection you should leave it hooked up. It is part of a computer function that prepares the fuel injection for the load the motor is about to have as you let out the clutch.
 

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I've got a carb setup with American Autowire harness. As I understand it you wire the neutral safety switch (or clutch safety switch in line with the wire running from the ignition to the relay - it is not getting the full current of the starter motor.

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Of course the only component in the car that gets the full current of the starter is the starter solenoid but the starter soleniod it self takes several amps at 12 volts just to activate. The switches and sensors for the fuel injection computer operate at less then 12 volts and milli amps.
 

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Use the clutch safety switch. Then you have to find the wires from the trans harness that go to the neutral switch and splice them. I don't exactly remember which ones they were, but PAB will know..he told me which ones they were.

That's how I have mine wired.
 
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