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1973-75 Ammeter

Discussion in 'Parts & Trucks Wanted' started by kennyw, Jan 15, 2006.

  1. kennyw

    kennyw N9PHW Premium Member

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    73-74 were the yrs for ammeter, 75 started the VOLTS word on the gauge....ask me how I know LOL
     
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    Do you need the ammeter or you want to get the voltmeter working?
    The Voltmeter hooks up different from teh Voltmeter, I can help you getting the voltmeter working.
    IceMan
     
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    I'd prefer a voltmeter, but the truck is wired for an Ammeter and I don't want to put much time or effort into this truck. But I'll either need a housing and wiring circuit panel with the ammeter or to change the wiring to make the voltmeter work if it isn't already damaged from being hooked up wrong.
     
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    I would like to know how....
     
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    Well the ammeter is supposed to have the main wire going thru it before it goes to any consumption (series), so usually there is a thick red wire that comes thru the firewall to the ammeter, back to the alternator.
    The voltmeter goes parallel and is a regular thin guage that just hooks one line to the positive and one line to the frame or ground.
    I will try and find pics is I still have them, I also will try and find the GM shematics for the electrical.
     
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