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by prdjr1
Thu Oct 25, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: 1949 packard no start issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1004

Re: 1949 packard no start issue

so i replaced the battery cable with a 2ga (thickest one i could find ) cable and then pulled the plugs and cleaned and checked the gap and then re-installed them.The car started after cranking for about 20 seconds - so now i have got it to where it starts but it runs a little rough at idle,I can li...
by prdjr1
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: 1949 packard no start issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1004

Re: 1949 packard no start issue

now that you mention it-there is one of those universal battery cable ends on the pos cable - I will start with that today and hopefully thats the problem.
by prdjr1
Wed Oct 24, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: 1949 packard no start issue
Replies: 11
Views: 1004

1949 packard no start issue

This is my bosses car so i only have a small amount of info on it- Lately the car has been hard to start so i have been messing with adjusting the manual choke,No improvement from the adjustments i made to the choke-once the car is running it runs good.Now the car wont start at all-recent parts were...
by prdjr1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: new battery install
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: new battery install

Thanks for the reply-I will check it tomorrow.
by prdjr1
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: new battery install
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: new battery install

Ok-I installed the battery and the car starts-ammeter gauge isn’t moving very much-staying on the D side,how do I check to see if the generator is charging?
by prdjr1
Sun Jun 24, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Electrical & Fuel
Topic: new battery install
Replies: 4
Views: 531

new battery install

My boss has a 1949 packard (not sure of model),he wants me to install a new battery tommorow-I know it's 6volt positive ground so i install it with the pos post cable going to ground and the neg post cable going to the starter ? Also do i have to set polarity so it charges properly and how do i do t...