• To ALL forum users - As of late I have been getting quite a few private messages with questions about build ups here on the forum, or tech questions about your personal project. While I appreciate the interest, sending me a private message about these topics distracts from, and undermines the purpose of having a forum here. During the day I wear many hats as a small business owner-operator and I work tirelessly to provide the absolute best service possible to you, our valued customer. When I created this forum I rounded up some of the best minds I knew so that any tech question you might have could be asked and answered by either myself or one of my highly experienced moderators, this way the next time this same question is asked the answer can be easily found and utilized by the next IH enthusiast having the same question. This allows me the freedom to run the day to day operations of the business and minimize the impact to shipments and shop activities that these distractions can cause. It is of the up most importance for me to complete the daily tasks in order to best take care of you our customer, all the while providing you a forum to get the level advice and input you have come to expect and deserve from the premier IH shop in the country.

    So with that I ask that anyone with a question about one of our build ups or a general tech question to please use the forum as it was intended. I am absolutely available by telephone to answer your questions as well but at times may direct you back to our website to better field your question or questions. Most other private messages I will be glad to answer for you.

    Thank you for your understanding.

    Jeff Ismail

Kwikwire with Hamilton FI


New member
I could not find any info on this subject that answered my novice brain stump, so here it goes:

I have a 1973 Scout II with a 345 in it. Bought the Hamilton FI system a couple of years ago and it definitely improved the reliability, starting and performance of my Scout. So much so that my son blew out the engine!

So...I found a donor 345, did a refresh on it since it seemed to be in great shape and had over 140 psi compression in all cylinders. I also purchased and installed the Kwikwire 14. (Since I would be making such a major investment in it.) The rewire went ok (I think), but it will not fire up.

I purchased a fuel injection test kit for the fuel lines and will be following Bill’s troubleshooting guide that he gives with the bible of instructions, but if anyone has any history with a similar type of electrical rewire after the FI had been working fine, I would love to hear any pointers. Thanks!