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Old 01-18-2008, 09:49 PM
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Are you talking ammeter or voltmeter?

A voltmeter can be hooked up to any positive source. That one on the alternator would be a good one. It would then show how many volts you alternator is putting out.

An ammeter has to be placed inline on the circuit. In other words, a wire has to come to the gauge, through it and back to the source.
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