Wiring soloniod on mini starter is different than stock Jun 19, 2007wiring soloniod on mini starter is different than stock starter there a diagram i can print. Submitted: 12 years ago. wat to go back to stock. can you help me wire battery to starter and startr to altinator? Chevy changed rear lites on 2006 model went back to old style in 2007. Would like to convert 2006 to the old style lites. How to Wire a Chevy Starter | It Still Runs A Chevy starter requires a lot of amperage, which in turn requires a large 4-gauge wire from the battery to the starter solenoid. The solenoid acts like a switch, opening and closing the high amperage circuit to the starter. The ignition key supplies the power to actuate a relay, which in turn actuates the solenoid.