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Electrical

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…

’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.…

440 Swap In ’75 Power Wagon

Tech Question Rory Groom, Silverton, OR, 1975 Dodge w200 Power Wagon 360 I am about to drop a 1966 440 from a Chrysler 300 in my 75Dodge Power Wagon which is currently a 360. I was wondering if all of theelectrical connections are…

’89 Cummins Charging

Tech Question Chad Palmer, Heron, MT, 1992 Dodge Ram 250 Cummins Mr. Ehrenberg I Have been a subscriber since 1989 and you are always the place to go for an answer. I have a 1992 Ram with a Cummins turbo diesel and I am having…

Remove Alternator Pulley

Tech Question Joe Jura, Downers Grove, IL, 1969 Plymouth Road Runner 496" Richard, I bought a March serpentine pulley set for my Road Runner. I removed the alternator pulley and took alternator and new pulley to local auto parts…

’72 Ammeter

Tech Question Todd Branstetter, Nowata, OK, 1972 Plymouth Satellite Sebring Plus 440 I have read many of your excellent articles, and bought a few things off eBay from you. Anyway, my question is about ammeters and your article…

’68 Dart Charging

Tech Question joe hobbs, beavercreek, OH, 1968 dodge dart gts 383 i have an electrical problem my car has a new electronicsystem and was working fine then it started to act up for some reason thebattery wont stay charged it will start and…

’71 Dodge 340 Electrical Short

Tech Question Ken Schmidt, Huntington, NY, 1971 Dodge Dart GT 'vert 340 While driving my electrical system shorted out and fried the fusible link and only the large wires to and from the ammeter. I suspected the main harness coming…

Ammeter vs Voltmeter

Tech Question michael adair, rancho cordova, CA, 1971 plymouth roadrunner 440-6 I want to replace the 50 amp alternator currently in the carto a 100 amp alternator, also I will replace the voltage regulator as it isdefective. I…