The resistor reduces the available voltage frpm passing through it. I will think
awhile and i hope I can remember the formula to figure out what resistor you
need. It is much cheaper to go to Radio Shack for the resistor.
Deve Krehbiel wrote:
> An alternative to stepping down the 6 volt heater motor, and then the fan
> runs much slower than original, is to replace the motor with a 12 volt
> motor. Most auto parts places or Grainger can get a motor that fits right in
> (with the exception of having to shorten the shaft). I dunno why the fan
> runs slower when its stepped down, but I hear this is common.
> 50 3100
> 49 3600
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> Sent: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 1:57 PM
> Subject: [oletrucks] 12 to 6 volt heater resistor
> > Do the dropping resistors for running 6 volt heater motor in 12 volt
> > trucks get wired in series with the fan or parallel?
> > Dave Handley
> > 51 GMC 5 window
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959