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Vottage Regulator

Post by Mopar_man » Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:33 pm

I just bought a real nice restored generator. Hank (the guy I bought it from) told me to make sure the voltage regulator was in good condition and to adjust the third brush. I ordered the wrench from Lang's as well as a Voltage regulator. My regulator was looking real rusty and bad. The one I ordered is on backorder. The say that the company that made them got bought out by another one and they are behind. This is the description of what I bought:

Without sacrifice of the original look you can now completely replace that troublesome generator cutout with the 6 Volt, Negative ground Model T regulator that has a Ford Script on the top as the originals. Enjoy the luxury of modern day electronics mounted in original style, generator cutout housing. Cruise with confidence knowing you have true field winding control (not just a diode) and protection from electrical system burn out which includes the battery and generator.
No lost "Show" points - exact replacement for generator cut out
Not just a diode but a complete electronic voltage regulator
Protects the generator and electrical system from burn out
No alterations to generator or car wiring - installs in minutes
No more dead generator or boiled away battery
Externally perfect in appearance - would have fooled Henry
Instructions included

My questions are has anyone run one of these? How do you like it?


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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by Kerry » Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:48 pm

2 of my T's have generators and the only trouble I've had with them is the doide cut outs. one cost me a generator, a complete burn out and the other I caught in time when I saw the amp gauge go 100% neg. I'm sticking with the original type.


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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by Scott_Conger » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:27 pm

You are describing the "Fun Projects" voltage regulator. In the past they have been bullet proof, and if anything goes wrong witht the generator to destroy it, it will fail to ground (not open), thus saving your expensive generator. I have 4 T's, one of which is a starter T. I have one installed for about 5 years, and it is probably the best items you can ever put on a T in terms of it's electrical system.

If you haven't guessed by now, I highly recommend them.
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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by Doug Keppler » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:31 pm

I agree with Scott, I have 1 on my car, it works great
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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by jsaylor » Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:31 pm

The diode cut out is not a voltage regulator. The one with the regulator is a full solid state voltage regulator. Have never heard of one failing.


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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by Kerry » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:49 am

I opologize for any confusion, my bad habit of always calling them cut outs, dug them out of the junk tin and as can be seen they are not just the diode cut out.
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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by Mopar_man » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:03 pm

Thanks for all the info. I just got my 3rd brush wrench from Lang's. Now I just have to waite on the Voltage Regulator.

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Re: Vottage Regulator

Post by Brian D » Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:32 pm

On back order, I've been waiting a year! Keep being told there on back order!
Quit holding my breath, still hoping! :?
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