Author Topic: 1 Wire Alternator  (Read 121 times)

Offline noreastfish

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1 Wire Alternator
« on: May 14, 2019 - 01:59:41 am »
I want to up grade my charging system to a 1 wire system. I'm not sure what to do with the wires from the original alternator and the voltage regulator. Do you bypass the charging gauge in the dashboard or is it OK since the alternator is going directly to the battery?  Any help would greatly appreciated.
Also thinking about changing headlights so they run off of a relay. Has anyone done this and did it help with the lights going dim and flashing when the blinkers are on?




Offline 70chall440

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Re: 1 Wire Alternator
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019 - 11:12:40 am »
Why do you want to go with a 1 wire system?

I have not installed a 1 wire system but I did research it and decided to go with a conventional system because I wanted an external regulator.

Yes, you can run the alternator straight to the battery but you should use a fuse or circuit breaker (based on the output of the alternator) between them and use very heavy cable (like #4).
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