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Unread 08-16-2013, 09:39 AM   #1
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1979 CJ7 
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Advice on alternator voltage ...

I need some help with electrical, we just replaced all our cables with welding cable and nice copper crimp on ends, installed a new alternator, and I ran new grounds. Battery is about a month old. (As per Jeephammer instructions, I have not added the Radio Shack Diode yet). But when testing, (using a battery charger with alternator check), we are getting a alternator voltage bad reading. I'm not exactly sure where to go with this first....Would the missing doide cause this reading ?

Any help appreciated, thanks

2014 JKU Rubi, red, no mods..... yet

1979 CJ7 AMC 360*T150 3 speed/Dana 20*Moser 1 piece axles*Edlebrock intake manifold/carb*Cooper Stt 35x12.50x15 tires* Black Keystone Wheels*MSD cap, rotor, wires*Rusty's HD Tie Rod and Drag link* Goferit tie rod reversal* Borgeson steering shaft* Sams HD steering box bracket*Tire Carrier Bumper*Skyjacker Nitro N8000 shocks*Mountain Offroad Heavy duty 4 inch shackles* 12,000 lb Badlands Winch with wireless remote*

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1988 YJ, 258
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