Category Archives: electrical

voltage regulator

After my water pump adventure my truck stopped charging the battery. I thought maybe I had not hooked something up right and I did break a wire going to the alternator, but I thought I had fixed it. After checking continuity … Continue reading

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what is this wire? 1965 Chevy C10 blinker

Hello Chevy truck friends.  Yesterday I was taking a few snaps of the blinker assembly as installed in my 1965 Chevrolet C10 pickup truck for another old truck person who needs to re-assemble their blinker assembly.  While taking the photos, … Continue reading

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new page, add a fuse block…

Hello folks, so I added a 3 circuit fuse block to the 1965 Chevrolet C10, you can read about it and view a few post-installation photos on this page here if you would like to : 02/17/2017 – add a … Continue reading

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why is the blinker not going blinky? or why buy one when you can fix it?

So after another futile attempt at trying to adjust my driver side door so that it closes more smoothly… I went for a ride in the old truck. Along the way back I notice the passenger side dash blinker indicator … Continue reading

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