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97camarolt4
04-06-2009, 11:17 AM
Where do you have your MSD box placed? I had it in the engine bay and I think it got to hot and fried the box. The reason I say that is because it was 105 degrees outside, idling at Bear Country USA in the black hills and my car shut off next to a few Bison and would not start up again. Tested the MSD box and sure enough it was fried. I am putting in the new MSD this week and need to find a good place to put it. Glove box? Under the passenger seat? Engine bay again?
Thanks!

riceburnerZ28
04-06-2009, 11:38 AM
From what I've read the glove box is not good cause it gets hot and needs ventilation. Most people mount the box on the driver side above the fusebox. I mounted mine on the other side.
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u281/j9506/IMG_1810.jpg

z_speedfreak
04-06-2009, 11:54 AM
heres mine:)
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f382/nameduser/100_0792.jpg

shbox
04-06-2009, 12:54 PM
MSD instructions say specifically no to the glove box. It needs to be in a well ventilated area.

LT1
04-06-2009, 07:57 PM
My MSD6AL is mounted under the underhood fuse box

http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n291/GMHTP/Web/HPIM0753.jpg

Green3spd
04-06-2009, 09:47 PM
Im doing a MSD 6AL and Blaster coil this week and was wondering the same...
Im thinking of the same thing "LT1" did..

97camarolt4
04-06-2009, 10:54 PM
Thanks for the advice - I will post some pics when I decide on where to put it.

litch2004
04-07-2009, 02:40 AM
here is where i put mine. This picture was taken from inside the car sitting in the passenger seat. I didnt have my a/c delet panel on the dash back in yet.
http://i687.photobucket.com/albums/vv233/litch2004png/383.jpg

96LT1355Z28
04-07-2009, 03:37 AM
I had mine in the same spot as "LT1" for several years without any issues. I got a 2 step and adjustable launch rpm controller and moved it to the passenger side of the trans tunnel.

camar0corey
04-07-2009, 06:33 AM
I have mine in the same general area as LT1, I don't have it bolted down or anything either, just fits nicely sitting flat right there, had it there about 3 1/2 years now, no issues.