14.8v in the early cars?

Huw Powell audi at mediaone.net
Sun Feb 17 20:11:54 EST 2002

Brett Dikeman wrote:
> Guys,
> One of Avi's specials is headed my way and will be here
> tomorrow...however, I'm having second thoughts about the  higher
> voltage regulator.
> Mainly, I'm working off the assumption that virtually everything in
> the car is designed to work at 13.8, not 14.8, volts, unlike newer
> cars which are specifically designed for 14.8.

don't worry, it's more like the system was designed to work best at a
charging voltage of 14.8 and all it's ever seen is 11.9

Huw Powell



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