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Re: [Tigers] Tiger Mk II wiring

To: rfraser@bluefrog.com
Subject: Re: [Tigers] Tiger Mk II wiring
From: stubrennan@comcast.net
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:32:11 +0000 (UTC)
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>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?



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