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    Cucv battery blew up

    A slightly different question. At approx what temp does the glow inhibitor switch call for glow plugs ? Like first start on a summer day. Should it cycle the glow? Today it was 52' this morning. No glow cycle. If I unplug the inhibitor and try it. The glow plugs come on no issues. Is it just not...
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    Cucv battery blew up

    So I got both alts rebuilt the isolated ground alt was alot more involved. I got it wrong the first time. Had the common wire on the wrong side of the rectifier. But I got them all back together now. And I suspect i need those gen lights working. To excite the units. Before it was stuck wide...
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    Cucv battery blew up

    You guys are so supportive. Awsome community here. I really appreciate this site. I would have never made it this far with this cool old truck without you guys.
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    Cucv battery blew up

    I have another question. There is a temp sensor near the firewall. I want to replace it. I go to oriellys and they look at me like I'm crazy. What do you guys tell people at the parts counter these things are?
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    Cucv battery blew up

    I Checked the wiring nothin obvious. I ordered two rebuild kits for the alternators. Two new batterys and a gear reduction hillbilly wizard starter and bracket. Im gonna rebuild both the 27si and the non isolated geound gm alternators I have on there and see how she does.
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    Cucv battery blew up

    Is there a company that sells rebuild kits still for these altos?
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    Cucv battery blew up

    So my cucv was on its way to its first a car show with my wife and son. The cab started smelling like rotten eggs. I popped the hood and the battery closest to the firewall was smoking. Its a 24 volt system still. So I make it to the auto parts store. At the store after replacing the batterys...
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