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Mopar electrical questions submitted by our readers and answered by our technical editors.

Not Too Young To Smoke

I put in a replacement alternatorin my 1966 Newport, everythingwas good then some smoke around thefirewall near the regulator now no juice tothe ignition or anywhere. What did I fry?No visible sign of burnt wire.Best guess: Chinese

Wire Fire

I installed a stereo amp and electric fan in my ’73 Challenger which, combined, requires more juice from the alternator. I’ve installed a 130-amp alternator but wiring has me stumped. I would like to run 4 ga. wire from alternator to

Plumb My Wiring

I am trying to hook up a Holley fuel pump(electric) to my Charger (’70) and I haveplumbed it right, but their wiring instructionsare interesting but not too useful. I want tohook it up to a power source which runs onlywhen the engine is

Needled

The needles for my Fuel, Temp Amp and OilPressure Gauge in my ’69 Barracuda havestarted to swing back in forth about one graduation.Is this an indication that the voltage limiterin the fuel gauge is malfunctioning?Yes, the contacts are

Needled

The needles for my Fuel, Temp Amp and OilPressure Gauge in my ’69 Barracuda havestarted to swing back in forth about one graduation.Is this an indication that the voltage limiterin the fuel gauge is malfunctioning? Yes, the contacts are

Horny

My 1969 Coronet (base) needs a new horn switch. I am told there are two different switches, one for use with the horn ring, and one with the small center-cap button. I need the one for the button, but seem to find only the ones for the

Joshing

Joshing Josh Tracy, Kirkland, WA, 1969 Plymouth Sport Satellite 318 I just switched to electronic ignition and it worked well for a while (though harder to start from the get go, which confused me since my understanding is that the…

Meeting Resistance

Meeting Resistance Don L, Alton IL, 1996 Dodge Dakota 360 Hello, love the Mag , anyway I am looking for some decent plug wires for my 360, But why use wires with resistance? Would zero resistance be better? I remember a few yrs ago…

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