As long as it's the same brown/white wire, hook up where ever you wish.
Electrically it's all the same point.
Bill '70 6
>Hail to the Great LIST,
>Been reading over and over the Dan Master's Chapter on installing an
>electric fan with ON-OFF-AUTO switch. I have pretty much sorted out all the
>except for the main(+) wire to terminal 30 on the relay. The chapter says to
>connect terminal 30 to a Brown/White wire for early TR6s with an ammeter,
>which I do have. He also says to connect to the Brown/White wire on the
>Alternator side of the ammeter so the ammeter works properly on load, which I
>want it to do.
>From wiring diagram I see the Brown/White wire (large gauge wire) runs from
>the ammeter to the alternator. When the books says "connect to the
>alternator side of the ammeter" does this mean I have to connect it to the
>rear of the
>ammeter on the side that feeds wires to the alternator? If so there is a
>large and small spade connector already being used on the ammeter, but I
>need to add a third for the fan. I can take the smaller unused spade from the
>other side of the ammeter if needed, but would prefer not to remove the gauge
>if I did not have to.
>OR does this mean I can connect to the Brown/White wire directly at the
>alternator connection to feed terminal 30 of the fan relay. This connection is
>still essentially on the "alternator side of the ammeter", just not right at
> ammeter and is much more convenient for access.
>When it comes to mechanical issues, I am comfortable. However, electrons are
>difficult to see and put my hands on with some tool!
>TIA for assistance,
>MRankin, 1971 TR6 CC61212L