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21. Re: what do I look for? (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 19:25:51 EDT
Scott, The first place to look is at the hazard flasher. The turn signal flasher draws its power from the green wires, which are hot only when the key is on. The hazard flasher, on the other hand, dr
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg00286.html (9,297 bytes)

22. Re: Electrical Problem (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 21:55:03 EDT
Chris, On the alternator, you should have a black wire to the - terminal, brown to the + , brown/green to the F, and brown/yellow to the I. Reversing the I and F leads should not cause the light to s
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg00293.html (8,958 bytes)

23. Re: Hicks (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 1998 00:09:17 EDT
This reminds me of one of my favorite newspaper headlines: STICKS NIX HICKS PICS I don't know what this has to do with anything, but I though I would toss it out anyway. Dan Masters, Alcoa, TN '71 T
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg00299.html (6,619 bytes)

24. Re: How to hook up a Lucas Sportscoil in a positive ground 1966 MGB (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 1998 22:36:45 EDT
Dirk, Currently, there are several of us (all electrical engineers) from the Triumph list involved in a detailed study of this very question. We haven't come up with quanitative answers yet, but we h
/html/mgs/1998-07/msg00351.html (8,592 bytes)

Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 16:36:47 EDT
Dean, Check out: This is a brief tutorial on the functioning of an alternator, and starts out with the question "What does that little red light t
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00037.html (7,087 bytes)

26. Re: The pinnacle of the marque (score: 1)
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 1998 21:36:53 EDT
And it's obvious that neither of you have spent much time DEEP in the heart of E. Tennessee, where bestest, onlyest, mostest, etc are part of the language. Lack Becky done said, it don't get no bette
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00076.html (9,602 bytes)

27. Re: The pinnacle of the marque (score: 1)
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 1998 13:44:39 EDT
Mike, Actually, that's a moot question -- no one would give you another! As soon as they found out you were a "furriner," or worse yet, a yankee, they would remove whatever testes you already had. Us
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00117.html (8,838 bytes)

28. Re: slow turn signals (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 1998 17:45:27 EDT
Paul, Yes, but it did have a turn signal flasher. I don't know how it is in the UK, but if you go to an auto parts store in the USA and get a "turn signal" flasher off the rack, there is a 99.99% cha
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00206.html (7,278 bytes)

29. Re: Starter - Progress Report/Thanks (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 09:41:49 EDT
Philip, Yes, I recommend taking the car to an auto parts store and let them test the battery. They have the proper equipment to correctly test the battery, and usually will do it for free. Of course,
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00245.html (7,461 bytes)

30. Re: Ultimate DPO no mg content (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 1998 10:53:45 EDT
Pat, Not necessarily. This is a very common operation in the street rod fraternity. If it is done correctly, it is a very viable option. There are literaly hundreds, if not thousands, of late thirtie
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg00693.html (7,990 bytes)

31. Re: Modern Sports Cars (score: 1)
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 02:44:23 EDT
Bill, That's my question. Surprising as it seems, a small block chevy will fit into a Fiero quite nicely, and there are kits available to do that. Is that what you have? I for one would like to hear
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg01220.html (8,659 bytes)

32. Re: More Ignition Qs (score: 1)
Date: Wed, 24 Jun 1998 01:33:25 EDT
Rich, I missed your original question on this, so if I'm off base, forgive me. There is no failure mode in the alternator that would cause your car to continue running after you turn off the key; How
/html/mgs/1998-06/msg01579.html (8,729 bytes)

33. Re: Dim Panel Lights (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sat, 2 May 1998 11:13:45 EDT
bulb Bob, Interesting. I knew the current didn't increase linearly with an increase in the voltage, due to the increased resistance with the increased temperature, but I didn't know it was self regul
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00074.html (7,468 bytes)

34. Re: wiring electric fans (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 12:15:08 EDT
Jim, Excellent answer! I would add a couple of things to it, though. If you want the fan to come on and off only when the key is on, connect this wire to the fuse with the green wires. If you want it
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00173.html (9,688 bytes)

35. Re: 5 speed vs. OD conversion (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 13:06:21 EDT
Charley, That's because engine revolutions per mile is but one factor in engine wear, and a relatively minor one at that. It is quite possible to get MORE engine wear with an OD than without it. To i
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00260.html (10,398 bytes)

36. Re: wiring electric fans - white wire/green wire/fuses (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Tue, 5 May 1998 13:28:38 EDT
Hi, John, As this is the second time someone has made a statement similar to this, I feel I must comment. Hopefully, both of you have made the wiring correctly, but mistated it in your postings (or m
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00261.html (8,585 bytes)

37. Re: wiring electric fans (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 00:03:38 EDT
Jim, You will get a bit of a debate over this question, as some feel that a fuse has a much more positive, less failure prone, operation. Myself, I feel that either is acceptable in most cases. I gue
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00354.html (8,508 bytes)

38. Re: slow turn signals (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Fri, 8 May 1998 09:55:47 EDT
Ray, The following is a response I posted to the Triumph list to a similar question. Perhaps it will be of interest to you as well. ** Perhaps I can. You are right, the hazard flasher is different fr
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00445.html (12,198 bytes)

39. Re: Wicked V8 Midget / MGS hat (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Fri, 8 May 1998 16:56:51 EDT
Well done! Thanks for sharing this with us. Your Father is one cool Dude! Dan Masters, Alcoa, TN '71 TR6--3000mile/year driver, fully restored '71 TR6--undergoing full restoration and Ford 5.0 V8 ins
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00470.html (7,322 bytes)

40. Re: B tail and plate Light Troubleshooting (score: 1)
Author: DANMAS <>
Date: Sun, 10 May 1998 20:52:43 EDT
ground lamps Dan, Both the tail light and the license plate lamp are fed from the same fuse, via a red wire. The left and the right sides are fused separately, but the front and rear, each side, are
/html/mgs/1998-05/msg00579.html (8,251 bytes)

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