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

Dielectric Grease

Tech Question Eric Hufstedler, Pasadena, CA , 1974 Plymouth Valiant 318 Is using a dielectric grease (an insulator...) on electricalconnetcors a bad thing in any way? For example, could it ever prevent aconnection by not getting…

Ammeter Capacity

Tech Question Joseph Siefker, milan, MI, 1968 dodge charger 6.1 will the ampmeter in dash take the amps of 90 plus withoutdamage to the gage? I am installing new 6.1 Hemi.thanks Joe.. First, a comment to everybody: Here's…

Headlight Short Circuit

Tech Question Brad Toovey, Sundre, AB, Canada, 1963 Plymouth Valiant 170 Hello Mr Ehrenberg, Here we go again, I've had to plead help in the past, and you've comethrough both times. That being said, I'm using the 'bribe' option,…

’73 Charger Electronic Ignition

Tech Question Todd Pharris, New Plymouth, ID , 1973 Dodge Charger 318 My question is about the electronic ignition on my '73Charger. My 318 has an Accel Super Coil and the stock 5-pin ECU...and it hasproblems frequently! I need to…

Blown Blower Resistor

Tech Question neil siemens, INGERSOLL, ON canada, 2002 dodge dakota 4.7 First of all, you are the BEST tech advisor that i have comeacross in ANY magazine, bar none! Now to the important part: I have an '02Dakota Quab Cab 4x4, the…

Wiring Resistor/Regulator

Tech Question Eddie, Laredo, TX,72, Dodge, Demon, 340 I am having a problem with my conversion wiring. How do youconnect the voltage regulator to the resistor? I'mcahnging my ignition toelectronic, I am using a two-pronged…

’84 440 Ram Charging

Tech Question Clay Cooke I have an '84 Dodge Ram with a 440. I swapped in the engine over this last summer, and ever since then I have had problems with the charging system. Power is getting lost somewhere, and I dont know where.…