<VV> Electrical curiosity

Hugo Miller hugo at aruncoaches.co.uk
Mon Dec 30 05:23:34 EST 2019

Points opening and closing!

On 2019-12-30 09:00, Smitty via VirtualVairs wrote:
> While working on another issue I came across a situation I can not
> believe possible.  Car is a 62 with an alternator conversion complete
> with Late regulator.  In my troubleshooting for the other problem I
> had two volt meters clipped into the system .  One across the battery
> terminals and one from ground to the positive terminal of the coil.
> This of course was reading through the resistance wire which would
> normally be showing around 9 volts in the RUN condition.  The battery
> meter was showing a rock solid 14.2 volts.  The one at the coil 
> though
> was flashing all over the place showing voltages as high as 19 volts
> and as low as 8 or 9 volts.  I find it hard to believe that this is
> normal.  So what gives here?
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