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Old 10-03-2003, 06:48 AM   #1
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AS Generator warning.

I have the factory generator in my 1972 AS and just want to warn anyone out there to be real careful to watch the RPMs of these units when you fire it up.
It has no voltage control on it and that means that if the idle speed is too high you run the risk of frying anything that takes 12v.
Fuses won't protect you as they only guard against current and not voltage.
I fired mine up for the first time in 20 years the other day and it blew 6 light bulbs in seconds.
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