>From the way my ammeter was wired,I suspect that wiring was not part of the
>kit for Ammeters for Generator cars. My gauge had never moved off zero, maybe
>a twitch once in a while, so one day I traced it out. The installer had run
>some really thin, maybe #28 or so, plastic insulated wires to a couple points
>that had little to do with the charging current. Had 30A run through these
>wires, there would have been a flash, maybe a fire... I properly wired it,
>and now it indicates fine.
My generator car has a +/-30A Ammeter, because that's all the generator could
produce. Didn't the alternators on Mk 2 cars have a much higher output than
30A, so they would need a differernt Ammeter?