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12v question
« on: 13.04. 2017 21:02 »
At the moment I am 12v using a DVR2.
If I replace my dynamo with an Alton alternator, do I have to dump the DVR2 or keep DVR2 and just swap dynamo for alternator and use existing dynamo wires ?
My bike is a 1958 A7SS
Staffordshire UK

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Re: 12v question
« Reply #1 on: 13.04. 2017 21:32 »
An Alton alternator should be supplied with a regulator/rectifier  designed to suit. I think the makers' current choice is a Podtronics unit, which is a good one.. So you wouldn't need the dynamo regulator, no. The two sorts of regulator do different things and aren't interchangeable.
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Re: 12v question
« Reply #2 on: 13.04. 2017 21:45 »
An Alton alternator should be supplied with a regulator/rectifier  designed to suit. I think the makers' current choice is a Podtronics unit, which is a good one.. So you wouldn't need the dynamo regulator, no. The two sorts of regulator do different things and aren't interchangeable.

Thank you for that.
My bike is a 1958 A7SS
Staffordshire UK