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Jason S.

09-14-2013 21:32:29

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Check the charging voltage at the battery while it's running. The voltage is controlled by the voltage regulator. Why do you not like the 6 volt system? I kept mine 6 volts and I crank it in 20 degree weather in the snow with no problems. 6 volts got a bad rap when people would replace their 0 gauge battery cables with 4 or 6 gauge 12 volt cables. The result was the starter could not draw enough amps thru the smaller wires to crank properly. Also relocate your ground cable. It originally grounded to the back of the dash. Move it as close to the starter as possible and ground it.

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09-15-2013 17:54:47

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 Re: amp meter in reply to Jason S., 09-14-2013 21:32:29  
being that the tractor is pos ground how should one test for a charging generator? I'm using a meter type gauge with a red and black test wires. could you tell me which wire goes to what I would guess red to pos and black to neg to test it for charging

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09-15-2013 17:22:07

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 Re: amp meter in reply to Jason S., 09-14-2013 21:32:29  
what ga wire should I use to wire the tractor?

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