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Old 05-29-2010, 05:02 PM   #1
MarkKoch
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Default Chevrolet positive ground?

Ive done a search on here and only found info on fords being positive ground(years accordingly).Trying to figure out if my 48 chevrolet stylemaster is positive ground.It was hooked up negative ground when I got It but finding some of the mistakes made by previous owners I wouldn't suspect that that could be backwards.I finally got it out for a short drive and when I got home battery was discharged,car would not start back up.charged battery on charger-car started.I have picked up a voltage regulator and will install that tomorrow.Wires from alternator are also in bad condition -will be replacing them to.Do I need to polarize the regulator
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Old 05-29-2010, 05:19 PM   #2
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Default Re: Chevrolet positive ground?

Chevy is negative ground. You will need to polarize a new regulator.
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Old 05-29-2010, 05:25 PM   #3
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Default Re: Chevrolet positive ground?

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Chevy is negative ground. You will need to polarize a new regulator.
Thanks for the info man,now I'm ready to tackle that job tomorrow,hopefully the new regulator and wires get the job done -keep`n the battery charged up .
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Old 05-29-2010, 05:29 PM   #4
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Default Re: Chevrolet positive ground?

the GM regulator that was on the car for a generator? should be marked on the side of the base if it is P or N ground if you have a six volt system yet? look on the old regulator
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