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Old 12-19-2010, 09:29 PM   #1
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Univolt shunt

I replaced my univolt.Out of couriosty I took the univolt apart to see what the shunt looked like and see if I could figure out how and if it was worth installing to allow the amp meter to work. Its not clear what it looks like. I assumed it was obovious. The only thing that might be is an item in a heat shield. If I can find it is it easy to wire? Is the smaller white wire go to this circuit. Is this more work then benificial.Thanks for any help.

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Old 12-20-2010, 06:35 AM   #2
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The meter shunt is a small diameter (about 1/8 to 1/4"), and if I remember correctly, about 1 1/2" long wire wound resister and should be mounted on the distribution/fuse panel.

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Old 12-20-2010, 06:46 AM   #3
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In the 69/70 era the shunt was a piece of brass with 2 screws, one movable for adjustment.
Probably was not that way in newer models
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Old 12-20-2010, 08:29 AM   #4
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GAT, in my 1971, it was a piece of copper with brass nuts and bolts...I tried to adapt it, when the new converter was put in my rig, but I never did get it to work. I even followed the schematics folks put up on this site, but it never worked...I also had NyCo rebuild the ammeter too.
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