Recent content by Pete P

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    1951 M-37 generator won't polarize

    Hi. Working on my uncle's '51 M-37. Gen. won't polarize / won't charge. Cleaned the points on all the relays in the regulator, cleaned up and verified ground contact to regulator. Verified continuity in reg-to-gen cable. Found an open noise suppression capacitor in the armature output...
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    M-37 Electrical draw with everything off

    Pulled all four wires off the ignition switch and no change so I'm not sure if the switch is actually good but it's not the culprit at the moment. Pulled the whole regulator ass'y out and lo and behold the draw went away. Pulled the relays out and found the capacitor that NDT mentioned. Since...
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    M-37 Electrical draw with everything off

    Hello. I'm new to the forum but it sure seems like this is the place to go for all things to do with military vehicles. I'm working on a 1951 M-37 for my Uncle and I have a current draw of about 8 A even with everything off. I'm new to military 24 V systems but I'm fairly experienced with...
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