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Old 09-20-2007, 01:02 AM   #11
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Mine reads mid 13'* with a 160amp "Mr Alternator" and brand new optima red top....
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Even my 29 year old Firebirds read 14.5 volts.
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Travis and Bob.. stick a meter on the battery with the car running while your gauges are reading 13ish. I did..my mulitmeter said the gauge was reading something different.
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Right Don.. we have the two wire setup.
i realize this is an old thread but i am trying to figure this out with my park ave right now, im being told by the guys on rivperformance that my wiring is different than theirs, and i dont have a thermistor so i would have better luck seeing what the bonnevilles do.
here is a diagram of my 97'* alternator wires, am i able to do the diode mod?
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