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That's not a problem. It's just a matter of choice whether you go manual or solenoid. One thing you need to know when you wire in the solenoid. That device pulls a lot of current when activated. Once engaged it doesn't draw that much but on start up it does. Wiring will require the use of a HD solenoid switch to send power to that unit. Don't try wiring it direct to some ignition switch wire. That will not work. You could look at a wiring diagram for a '94-98 Dodge Cummins and see how the wiring is routed. It doesn't have to be very complicated, just strong enough to carry adequate power.
 

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That's not a problem. It's just a matter of choice whether you go manual or solenoid. One thing you need to know when you wire in the solenoid. That device pulls a lot of current when activated. Once engaged it doesn't draw that much but on start up it does. Wiring will require the use of a HD solenoid switch to send power to that unit. Don't try wiring it direct to some ignition switch wire. That will not work. You could look at a wiring diagram for a '94-98 Dodge Cummins and see how the wiring is routed. It doesn't have to be very complicated, just strong enough to carry adequate power.
Thank you again, I did do my research and wired it to a high voltage relay. I did see how it draws different amps for starting and then a lot lower for continual running
 

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I thankfully successfully got the engine started over the weekend. I can’t seem to post a video on here but it all went pretty well except for one mistake I made. We didn’t wire in a diode and it allow the alternator to backfeed my control switch panel. I figured out by mistake and fixed it already.
 
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