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Re: [oletrucks] heater blower

To: tim <lloydt@Colorado.EDU>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] heater blower
From: New Mexico Jim <ADvent@thuntek.net>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 07:52:49 -0700
Do you have an ohm meter? can you measure the resistance in that
resistor?  thx

tim wrote:
> 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, omaha@tmbg.org
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