Thanks for the advice and yeah I basically told myself "just splice the wire the RIGHT way and leave it alone, if it works it works and obviously I need this wire so just get over it." So I did a good splice and thought I was golden..
Today I pull up at the gas station to get some Petro and I turn the key off and pull it out. Well, the engine decides it doesn't want to stop!! So there I am with the key in my hand and the motor still running!?! (one of the worst feelings ive ever had
) I pop the hood, tap around on some fuses/relays and it turns off. I think the relay I tapped when it finally turned off was the IGN relay. After pumping gas I started it back up and went home and it turned off fine with no problems. These intermittent problems are seriously pissing me off to no end and what should be a reliable car can't be trusted to start and/or turnoff when you want it to. I know this is NOT a GM problem at all, it's a "lets just rig it up" problem. Auto Zone is getting to know my name and the relay I seem to keep having to buy over and over. The GM dealer here said the panel was shorting out, so if you combine the shorting panel and electrical taped splices, well there you go.. this car and purchase make me want to
The moral of the story is before you buy a car take all of the fuse panels out and check the wiring, too. I'm calling the used car dealership I bought it from