A generator is just a motor so you can test out the generator by applying 12v DC
and see if it turns. It should turn pretty fast. The problem is that I havent
done this for a long time and I am not sure where to apply the 12V + and -. I
would guess that 12v+ would go to ground and 12V - would go to both the field
coil and output connections. Better get some confirmation from list before
trying this test.
Rich Scotti wrote:
> I just bought a brand new (according to the catalog) generator from moss.
> I'm tempted to return it due to some suspicious quality problems. For
> example, the cooling fan was painted over a bunch of surface rust and the
> paint came off in sheets in my hand when I lifted the item from the shipping
> box. I can certainly clean up the fan so that's not the issue. How good is
> the rest of the part?
> Problem: I'm can't try it for quite a while, as the car still has the body
> off the frame. If too much time passes they may not take it back.
> Question :Has anyone on the list bought and actually used one of these
> units? Any data would be appreciated.
> R Scotti
> '66 TR4A