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    Cucv alternator problem

    On rare occasions, the alternator can become demagnetized when it’s been on the shelf for a prolonged period of time. When that happens, the voltmeter indicates battery voltage instead of the typical alternator charging voltage. Before you remove the alternator, first try to determine if a loss...
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    Cucv alternator problem

    IV been checking the output daily at startups . I adjusted the belt the other day cause I noticed a little slipping occuring. and out of no where. 14.5v. I am wondering whats the voltage cut off limit set to. For instance if I had 12.9 does it tell the regulator to turn off or "idle" . or was my...
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    Cucv alternator problem

    On an 84 cucv pickup. On the isolated ground alternator. What two signals enter the alternator via the two blade plug? I have 24v on one side. And I cant figure out what the other side is? Which is the exiter input? And what voltage should it be. I have no responce from my gen 2 light. Although...
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    Cucv battery blew up

    A slightly different question. At approx what temp does the glow inhibitor switch call for glow plugs ? Like first start on a summer day. Should it cycle the glow? Today it was 52' this morning. No glow cycle. If I unplug the inhibitor and try it. The glow plugs come on no issues. Is it just not...
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    Cucv battery blew up

    So I got both alts rebuilt the isolated ground alt was alot more involved. I got it wrong the first time. Had the common wire on the wrong side of the rectifier. But I got them all back together now. And I suspect i need those gen lights working. To excite the units. Before it was stuck wide...
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    Cucv battery blew up

    You guys are so supportive. Awsome community here. I really appreciate this site. I would have never made it this far with this cool old truck without you guys.
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    Cucv battery blew up

    I have another question. There is a temp sensor near the firewall. I want to replace it. I go to oriellys and they look at me like I'm crazy. What do you guys tell people at the parts counter these things are?
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    Cucv battery blew up

    I Checked the wiring nothin obvious. I ordered two rebuild kits for the alternators. Two new batterys and a gear reduction hillbilly wizard starter and bracket. Im gonna rebuild both the 27si and the non isolated geound gm alternators I have on there and see how she does.
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    Cucv battery blew up

    Is there a company that sells rebuild kits still for these altos?
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    Cucv battery blew up

    So my cucv was on its way to its first a car show with my wife and son. The cab started smelling like rotten eggs. I popped the hood and the battery closest to the firewall was smoking. Its a 24 volt system still. So I make it to the auto parts store. At the store after replacing the batterys...
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    GEN 2 Relay, where are you???

    Ordered a 15 pack from amazon. I will give it a try. Take some pics along the way and report back.
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    GEN 2 Relay, where are you???

    Thank you!!
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    GEN 2 Relay, where are you???

    Interesting. My gen2 light faintly flickers when the lights are on. If i recall i tested between leads on the harnes plug of the voltmeter. A blackwire that did not go directly to the ground comb and a maroon wire? I had 24 volts between the lugs also. I need to pull the dash and cluster anyway...
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    GEN 2 Relay, where are you???

    Ever find an answer to this? My volt meter doesnt work. 24v coming to the harness for it. 24v at the guage lugs but no reading on the guage. Cleaned the terminals and most others on the teuck and under the dash. Still doesnt work. Anyone know where to buy a replacement resistor ? What rating...
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    Swollen glow plug removal

    Shes back up and running great. Plugs cycle breifly in the morning and then thruout the day after warmup on restarts it never comes up wait to start. I did not know to depress the pedal on cold starts. Does everyone do this? It high idles for about 15-20 seconds and then automatically kicks...
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    Swollen glow plug removal

    Took all day. But went with the ac delcos. One broken plug took three hours to finally extract thru the injector bore. I have read the back and forth about the delcos. Im hoping it works for me with a factory setup. Ill let yous know how it goes.
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