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1966 Mustang Ignition Starts in "RUN"

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I wired up my ignition based off of the pictures attached and it cranks in run instead of start. I got the red/blue wire from the ignition going to starter side of solenoid, yellow wire from ignition going to battery side of solenoid, then the red/green wire going to small post of the solenoid.

It's an 1991 EFI 5.0 engine so I have the power wire from the harness going to battery side of solenoid. Also the 3 wires from my 2g alternator going to the same spot. The white and black wires on both plugs wired to each other. Then the green/red wire from alternator plug going to small post on solenoid(not sure on this one).

Anyone know what I'm doing wrong? I thought I was following the diagrams I attached pretty closely.
Thanks in advance


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I have the red/blue stripe wiring going to the small post and removed the other wire from it. I then put the red/green stripe wire to the starter side of the solenoid and now that wire starts smoking with ignition switched to "run". The car doesn't attempt to start in run anymore but now I have no idea why this wire is getting so hot?
Am I supposed to connect the Red/green stripe wire directly to the red/green stripe wire from my EFI harness which would power the ignition coil, distributor TFI module and trigger the EEC power relay when the ignition would be switched to run?
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