can't get 14 volts?????? - Team Camaro Tech
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 21st, 01, 09:11 PM Thread Starter
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Location: Seattle Wa. USA
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68 camaro convet. ss 396, alt test out fine one bench, put new regulater on and still don't get 14 volts. I get about 11.5 to 12 volt. I replaced the wires going to the reg. but not help. On the starter swith was solid brown wire that was bur't and took it off. what's up help
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 01, 11:57 AM
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I would replace the whole alternator with a one-wire alternator. Halls Auto at 800-848-2601 has one-wire alternators cheap. This will circumvent the field wire and the regulator; the only wire used is the thick red positive wire.
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