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On Mon, 13 Nov 2000, Jim Nordwall wrote:
> Help, its getting cold in Illinois. My 50 has been converted to 12 volt and
> has an original heater. I think the blower motor is also original. It will
> run on 12 volts, but it seems like it is running too fast. Can anyone tell
> me how to check it to find out if it is a 6 volt motor. What size resistor
> (ohms and watts) can I put in series with it to keep from destroying it. I
> am taking the safe way and assuming it is a 6 volt until proven otherwise.
> Thanks for your help.
I installed the "heavy duty" voltage reducer from Chevy Duty in-line
between the heater switch and the motor after getting my 6V motor rebuilt.
A multimeter reading shows that the motor is now getting about 4.5V, which
is just dandy.
Tim Lloyd, email@example.com
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