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curlass24

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  1. Hi guys, We have a ticking noise coming from our electrical area containing fuse panel, trickle charger and ignition panel. Any ideas what this could be? Doesn't always tick, tends to over night. About a tick every 30seconds or so....
  2. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    Hi guys, first of all I"d like to thank you all for the advice. So I took the hit and bought a new alternator as I had clearly damaged the other. I've clarified with the supplier all the connection which we have right. The green wire is in fact a rectifier so have left that alone. I test the wires and found the one that turns of the light when touching metal so know which wire is which. I have now wired up the new alternator and it still doesn't work. Is the last possibly that there is a fuse on the b+ wire? The last alternator was 70amps and this is 80amp.
  3. curlass24

    Ventalation

    Hello, Am looking to put vents on our doors. Am wondering is it better for them to be at the bottom or the top or both? Thanks, Malcolm
  4. curlass24

    decking boards

    Thanks could I cut this with a jigsaw?
  5. curlass24

    decking boards

    thanks any recommendations for companies that offer custom sizes so I don't have to cut?
  6. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    So I've just spoken with the supplier. The B+ is for the main battery lead which I have connected. The D+ is for the warning light which I have connected (will double check it is right. The W is for the rev counter (which think is broke. They weren't sure about the green, said to leave. So I understand it should work as long as main battery and warning light are wired correct. My question now is, are there likely to be any external fuses that I might have blown and should check?
  7. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    Thanks guys I'm going to have another try this evening. Another thing I'm wondering is whether I could have blown a fuse? When removing the old alternator the main battery and warning light wires touched by mistake creating a big spark. (I have now learnt to cut all current off before playing with electrics..) Is there a fuse external to the alternator that might have blown?
  8. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    Ok thanks will try this tomorrow. I'm worried I might have broken it now with all this miss wiring. Also I over tightened the nut at W and think it's broken beneath. Will this affect the alternator working?
  9. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    So that didn't work. The green wire in the middle cones out with a connection. Could that be the added tacho connection? I took it off and we're right where d+ is. Sorry b+. It is on the other side where I had the thin red bull now have the one thick red attached
  10. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    yep althought thats how I have it wired and it isn't working. Just taken a look at the old photo, (different in correct alternator which broke) and it appears the thin red wire was actually linked to the D+ so am wondering if try swapping and putting the yellow on W?
  11. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    Thanks Tony. So I think the thin red wire should go to the W which is how I have it wired now. The only place for a thick wire is whre the thin wire currently is but there are not markings on it
  12. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    Thanks I can't find B+ though...
  13. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    Here are the photos. So there appears to be a D+ (where I have linked the tacho). A W (in the photo I put the thick wire on this but have now removed) and a B- on the black casing which I assume links to the nut on the left which fits the larger wire. Thoughts? (Thanks so much again)
  14. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    By hi thanks for this. I only have one thick wire but can only see a b-. Is this normal or could the alternator be wrong?
  15. curlass24

    Best Alternator for Lombardini Engine

    the part number is ED0011572700-S (its an exact replacement for the original) will try upload photos when I can. There seems to be one bigger terminal to put the main wire but the b- is written quite far away from it so I'm unsure. This was where I wired it first and it started fine before but the light stayed on an no charging
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