How to find voltage

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How to find voltage

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Post by MS-Geek » Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:09 am

Hi,

Sorry for the probably dumb question, most of my time was spent tinkering with my EVOs.

I've got a 48 Pan bobber I bought a while back, just starting to have points\timing issues, I wanted to order an electronic ignition.

Can someone explain how to find the voltage using a meter?

thanks



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Re: How to find voltage

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Post by RUBONE » Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:26 am

With the meter on a scale showing at least 15V max just touch the black lead to a ground and the red lead to the hot side of the battery. The needle will tell you what you have. A 6V system will read just over 7 and a 12v just over 13. The number of caps on your battery will tell you too. 3 caps =6V, 6 caps=12V
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Re: How to find voltage

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Post by MS-Geek » Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:42 am

Thanks much, actually thought of the battery thing, came back to try to delete my post.

Quick reply. thanks

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