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Old 09-10-2009, 07:45 AM   #1
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change to a univolt from a convertor

I have a 68 ambassador land yacht international and the covertor charger hums pretty loud. My question is I do have a Univolt system out of a 72 land yacht but I have noticed it has several 14 gauge and bigger wires coming out of it while the convertor chager in the trailer don't have those wires, how do I hook it up? Are the wires because the fuse block is internal on the univolt and external on the convertor charger in the trailer?
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Old 09-10-2009, 08:22 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forums. The wires are probably larger because the Univolt has a larger capacity, along with the possible realization the wires should be bigger in your trailer.
It would be a good idea to get rid of both Univolts, and get a new one. They're not that expensive, are quieter (the 1970's Univolt still hums), more reliable, and treat your trailer's battery better.
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Old 09-10-2009, 10:14 AM   #3
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I agree get rid of both and go with an intelipower (spelling on a blackberry)
With acharge wizard. They are easy to install, quiet, and won't over charge your battery.
I forget where I bought mine I think it was bestconverters.com
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