dim lights no brights
brogers at terrix.com
Tue Jul 15 11:33:16 EDT 2003
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well my '84 urq 20V is now somewhat on the road. As we speak I'm having th=
e custom downpipe made and I have just a few things to tidy up. I've got a=
couple questions regarding the electrics. I'm using the 120A alternator f=
rom the 200 20V (vs 90A on the urq) and I also replaced the big battery cab=
le in the urq with the one form the 200, because it is the same length and =
has no splice in it like the urq one has. When I turn the headlights on, t=
he idle dips a smidge and lights are dull til I rev it a little bit. This,=
IIRC, was normal with the urq alternator. I thought the bigger alternator=
from the 200 might/should get rid of this, no? Is this a sign the alterna=
tor is going south?
Also, the headlamps (I have the Euro sloped Cibies w/ uprated bulbs, relays=
) work fine at normal. When I click on the brights, highs and lows both go=
out. What would cause this?
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