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post #1 of 9 Old 04-16-2002, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
 
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Need help installing shift light

I have a 96 Mustang GT and I'm installing a Autometer shiftlight
wilth rpm pills, it has three wires black,red, and green. I need to know where did everybody have success hooking everything up.

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Although you have a 96 GT, your sig lists a 2000 GT engine and transmission.

I would assume from this that you will have to follow the instructions for that year, due to the COP ignition and the idiotic changes to the GT's functions.

First it will require the RPM Activation switch to be reprogrammed for single-cylinder operation. If you don't have that done already, you won't be able to proceed.

I will post the entire install article as soon as I return home from work tonight.

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I'm using the 96GT wiring and computer for my engine. I don't understand about that reprogramming for single cylinder operation, where do that get done at?


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This is what I did. Works like a champ.

http://www.superstallions.com/tech/e...shiftlite.html

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Thanks 96Sled that's a hella lot easier than what people have been telling me. I'll try this out this weekend and I'll let you know the outcome. Thanks alot.

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The only thing that's different is the color of the wires in reference to their location. I tried it one way (without putting everything together) and it didn't work, then I tried it the other way (by not referencing the colors but their pin location) and it work great. Tap into the pin location with alligator clips without doing a full spice first to make sure it lights up.

I also didn't mount it permanently. I wedge the mounting bracket located on the light itself between the black plastic gauge cluster and the dash pad. After racing, I simply unplug it, store it in my glove box, and tuck the lead back above the steering console.

I can't take credit. It's Joe's site and it's helped me out on several occasions.

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Worked like a champ 96sled

I went out side to try and install the shift light, and with your instructions I was finish in about 20 minutes. Everything worked out fine, the only problem was that my red wire with yellow stripe was fourth from the right and the brown wire with yellow stripe was eighth from the right, but everything else was perfect.
Thanks for your help.

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