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Dynamator Conversion

PostPost by: Johnfm » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:01 am

I think I will do it this way first - just keep the existing control box and wire it up to see if it all works.

Then rewire and remove the control box at a later date.

billwill wrote:You can remove the dynamo control box, but alternatively you can just move one wire from one terminal to another, I forget which, but we detailed it earlier this year. Then it still look original.

Part of the current will then flow through a small portion of the control box, but it will have no significant effect on the function of the alternator.

Strictly speaking you should fit a thicker wire (brown green ?) from your new alternator to the control box and then from there a thicker brown wire to the terminal on the starter solenoid. . That wire is the main feed from all the electrics to and from the battery.
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PostPost by: weddingcarclive » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:58 pm

windscreen washer motor and heater connections will also need swapping, I having suffered a winter years ago with the heater fan motor working but sucking instead of blowing through the matrix ! Not something you would consider, or I didnt drrrr
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