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can anyone help me out here, i have changed from an dynamo to an altinator and now need to know which wires to link on the regulator ??
 

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Most alternators are internally regulated, alternators have higher outputs

If you post a pic of the terminals we can tell you how to wire it.
 

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What alternator is it ? If its the Lucas acr range this had two terminals on it. 1 large and 1 small. The small thin cable goes from here and connects to the thin wire on the old regulator box marked I or IND . The box can be removed and the cables joined. The larger alt terminal (normally brown cable) then joins to the larger (brown) cables at the box (maybe 2 or more there, dont know that model) where all join together. Insulate well. This means you now have 2 seperate connections where the old box used to be. Done.
 

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Sorry to put you right but the Lucas had 3 terminals, 2 large 1 small, Although the 2 large are joined but it might confuse some people.

What alternator is it ? If its the Lucas acr range this had two terminals on it. 1 large and 1 small. The small thin cable goes from here and connects to the thin wire on the old regulator box marked I or IND . The box can be removed and the cables joined. The larger alt terminal (normally brown cable) then joins to the larger (brown) cables at the box (maybe 2 or more there, dont know that model) where all join together. Insulate well. This means you now have 2 seperate connections where the old box used to be. Done.
 

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A quick search on google revealed thousands of threads, this one seems to be probably the easiest to understand.

Also bear in mind you may have to change polarity of the car iif yours is now positive earth, this is not as difficult as it sounds.
Radio, coil, clock, voltmeter?, ammeter if fitted willl all need changing polarity
 

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At the regulator,
Terminal E cable is an earth and can be discarded.
Terminal D has two yellow/red cables. These may already be crimped into the same connector or two seperate but remove these from the regulator but keep joined together. No other cables are connected to this point.
Terminal F, red/white cable, Terminal A, yellow cable & Terminal ( cant quite make it out, does it say W ?, end terminal ) which has two yellow/red cables are all joined together. This joint will have 4 cables The regulator can now be removed leaving you 2 joints. These should be insulated and job done. Some people leave the regulator in place as a junction box just for jointing the cables. An easy way to join the cables could be round hole crimps on each cable, nut and bolted together, or you could solder.
 

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Or as Langy suggests if you feel up to it do a bit of re-wiring to take the cables direct to each item by tracing the diagram so there's no big join where the old regulator was..
 

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At the regulator,
Terminal E cable is an earth and can be discarded.
Terminal D has two yellow/red cables. These may already be crimped into the same connector or two seperate but remove these from the regulator but keep joined together. No other cables are connected to this point.
Terminal F, red/white cable, Terminal A, yellow cable & Terminal ( cant quite make it out, does it say W ?, end terminal ) which has two yellow/red cables are all joined together. This joint will have 4 cables The regulator can now be removed leaving you 2 joints. These should be insulated and job done. Some people leave the regulator in place as a junction box just for jointing the cables. An easy way to join the cables could be round hole crimps on each cable, nut and bolted together, or you could solder.
Thanks...Thats how we like it explained.

Thanks to everyone,he'll try it when he gets back.
 

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The reason i suggested binning the reg and associated wiring was that the alternator will have a much higher output which the original Generator wiring would probably not cope with.
 

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Houston,we have a problem.

Followed faithfully the given instruction and resulted in no ign light.

The only differance being instruction states D has two yellow/red which is infact,two yellows.Even tried Terminal A states yellow but is yellow/red .
 
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