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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By 35ragtop
Re: 12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

Hi and thanks all for your input.
Here is an update. I changed the ammeter and with the Field wire connected to the Gen terminal it shows a good 30 amp plus charge when revved up. So to me it means...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-29-2021, 04:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By 35ragtop
Re: 12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

thanks Kevin,
the car is a 1948 mercury. now on 12 volts. I will try another ammeter. I did suspect this original one. If that doesnt work I will take both gen and reg up to Brisbane to be checked....
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-28-2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By 35ragtop
Re: 12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

Thanks tubman, I have read your posts on that previously and was wondering about getting one of the 1960 s Mustang electronic ones that are on ebay.
I tried Koates idea with the field wire. It made...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-27-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By 35ragtop
Re: 12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

Ok thanks Kevin,
i will try it tomorrow and check back in. I didnt get an instruction sheet with it.
regards
Dave
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By 35ragtop
Re: 12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

Thanks Koates and Mart, a bit more information.
The generator was rebuilt and tested by a well known and reputable, auto electrician of advanced years who helps local v8 ers regularly, so I believe...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-26-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By 35ragtop
Re: 12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

Hi Cas, thanks , its a brand new unit, which of course doesnt mean much these days. Will check them.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 11-25-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,133
Posted By 35ragtop
12 volt Regulator NOT Regulating

Hi guys,
on my new build, the rebuilt generator is not being regulated by the new voltage regulator. When I rev the engine the voltage keeps climbing 16 v + no sign of cutting out.
Is there a way...
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