wiring screwed up after engine swap - Team Camaro Tech
Electrical & Wiring Troubleshooting electrical.

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old May 28th, 04, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
Senior Tech
jake bohannon
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Waseca, MN
Posts: 153
Unhappy

I have read thru the tech stuff on the site and have come to the conclusion that I have an internally regulated alternator. I swaped the junk 305 for a vette 327 and have been having some problems with some gauges. I have a voltage regulator on the rad support that has not been tampered with. I guess my concern is that, how would I wire the alt. so that everthing works again. The fuel gauge doesn't work, reads half full when empty. ( that was a long walk) I don't recall the old set up having a jumper from #1 to the Positive post on alt. I have done that in order to charge battery when running. The blue and white wire are not bypassed at voltage regulator, so how was every thing working properly before? I seem to have lost power to the stereo also. What do I do with the blue and white wires? Do either one of them effect the fuel gauge or stereo? I tried just taking the blue to #1 and the white to #2 but battery would not charge. Thats when I had someone tell me the alt. was internally regulated, so I jumpered from #1 to the back of alt. Now battery charges. My car is very well grounded, so I don't think that is the problem. If I take the blue wire to the #2 terminal and loop the white an blue together at voltage regulator will I cause any major damage if that is wrong? I am quite concerned as to why this wasn't done before, so if there is another way to complete this cicuit without cutting wires at voltage regulator I would be thankful [img]graemlins/beers.gif[/img]

Thanks TC and members


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
:href="http://home.mchsi.com/~jakeman23" target="_blank">http://home.mchsi.com/~jakeman23</a>
1stGenJake69 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome