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by Rbrown
Tue May 17, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1983 Johnson 70-HP, Alternator Voltage Regulation, non-OEM replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 1881

Re: 1983 Johnson 70-HP, Alternator Voltage Regulation, non-OEM replacement

I do see that the rectifier you are thinking of buying now comes with a built-in regulator. That sounds like a good idea, but the standard rectifier system should work fine if everything else is up to par. Looks like that new rectifier is also about three-times the cost of a standard one.
by Rbrown
Tue May 17, 2016 9:15 pm
Forum: REPAIRS and MODIFICATIONS
Topic: 1983 Johnson 70-HP, Alternator Voltage Regulation, non-OEM replacement
Replies: 4
Views: 1881

Re: 1983 Johnson 70-HP, Alternator Voltage Regulation, non-OEM replacement

On a 1989 Johnson 70-HP engine I owned, I replaced a defective rectifier with one from CDI, and it worked fine. But, if you are seeing high voltage on yours, you first may want to look into the condition of the battery and connections. Since this is an unregulated system, using only a rectifier, it ...
by Rbrown
Tue Jan 05, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: SMALL BOAT ELECTRICAL
Topic: Evinrude Alternator Output
Replies: 10
Views: 5811

Re: Evinrude Alternator Output

It means that 50 Amperes are dedicated to charging the battery.
by Rbrown
Mon Oct 19, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: Thanks for the return of CW
Replies: 35
Views: 14912

Re: Thank you Jimh !

New site looks great!! Thanks...