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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-18-2017, 04:04 PM
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Posted By jopizz
Don't go by looks when it comes to a belt. If you...

Don't go by looks when it comes to a belt. If you don't know the age of it replace it. Once it becomes glazed or cracked it's worthless. Loosening the compressor and power steering pump isn't that...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2017, 09:54 PM
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Posted By jopizz
If you don't see it then it's not there and it...

If you don't see it then it's not there and it should be. Going from the battery negative post to the body does the same thing. As I said before the more grounds the better.

John
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2017, 09:08 PM
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Posted By jopizz
I've never had one tested on the car before so I...

I've never had one tested on the car before so I can't say. I would recheck your belt tension. I assume it's a new belt. You shouldn't have any more than 1/2" deflection if you push down midway...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2017, 08:06 PM
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Posted By jopizz
As you can see your volts are going way down with...

As you can see your volts are going way down with everything on and in drive. Since you said that your alternator tested good and you have a new voltage regulator then my guess is that either the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2017, 11:53 AM
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Posted By jopizz
It never hurts to have extra ground wires. The...

It never hurts to have extra ground wires. The more the better.

John
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-17-2017, 11:20 AM
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Posted By jopizz
Your car should have a ground wire from the back...

Your car should have a ground wire from the back of the engine on the passenger side to a bolt on the blower motor cover.

John
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2017, 11:48 PM
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Posted By jopizz
The turn signal motor in the sequential unit also...

The turn signal motor in the sequential unit also contains the flasher for the turn indicators on the fenders. From there it goes to the turn signal relay which is also contained in the sequential...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By jopizz
Weren't those readings before you changed the...

Weren't those readings before you changed the voltage regulator. I'd be interested to see if they're the same with the new voltage regulator. Your turn signals go through the sequential unit that's...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 05-16-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By jopizz
What voltage do you have at idle in gear? It...

What voltage do you have at idle in gear? It sounds like you're dropping below 12 volts. Did you have the same problem before changing out the voltage regulator.

John
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