How do I bypass regulator to see if generator.

Tiny
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  • 1964 MERCURY COMET
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How do I bypass regulator to see if generator is charging?
Saturday, November 24th, 2012 AT 11:00 PM

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Tiny
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THIS AIN;T WORKING?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bzz7P3qNHcE

IS THIS YOUR REGULATOR?

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/parts/Duralast-Voltage-Regulator/1964-Mercury-Comet/_/N-iyh7tZ9ci9t?itemIdentifier=129809_120303_10236_

USING A VOLTMETER, SET IT TO A 20 VOLT DC SETTING----PUT THE BLACK LEAD ON A GOOD GROUND---USE THE RED LEAD AND CHECK THE TERMINALS ON THE REGULATOR---SOMETHING SHOULD REGISTER HIGHER THAN THE VOLTAGE YOUR BATTERY HAS---USUALLY IT COULD BE 15 OR MORE VOLTS---IT'S THE JOB OF THE REGULATOR TO REDUCE IT SOME, AND "STEADY IT UP", SO THE BATTERY CAN CHARGE CORRECTLY

LET ME KNOW HOW IT'S GOING

THE MEDIC
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Sunday, November 25th, 2012 AT 3:46 AM

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