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Doug, did you ever get the info to wire a Delco alternator to your Amphi? If
not, let me know. Earl

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> 1. Re: Digest Number 233
> From: chasgould@aol.com
> 2. Re: Digest Number 233
> From: martyandcaryl@charter.net
> 3. Maintenance Manual
> From: "&quot;Cap'n&quot; John" <minnow@amphicar.net>
> 4. Re: Maintenance Manual
> From: "Bill Connelly" <billiam@erols.com>
> 5. Re: Digest Number 232
> From: dbran40112@aol.com
> 6. Milwaukee St. Pat's parade
> From: "Steve Behnke" <sbehnke@shopko.com>
> 7.
> From: "richard martin" <martin@discover-net.net>
> 8. Re: Digest Number 233 Fumes Inside
> From: eznz@earthlink.net
> 9. Alternator vs Generator
> From: dougparsons@ameritech.net
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> Message: 1
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 06:51:26 EST
> From: chasgould@aol.com
> Subject: Re: Digest Number 233
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> In a message dated 03/21/2001 6:34:39 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com writes:
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> > I took a look in the engine compartment, the seals around the
> > firewall look intact and in good shape. I did however find a
> > rectangular cut out about 6 inches wide X 4 inches tall just behind
> > the valve cover in the firewall. Is this hole supposed to be there
> >
>
> That sounds like the access cutout which was necessary to allow removal of
> the valve cover without removing the engine, and yes, it should have a
> removable cover, not a door. The cover looks like a flat plate with the edges
> angled up slightly. We talked about it about a year ago. You may want to
> check out the archives, and then look for a cover from a parts car, or other
> parts source. It kind of looks like those old slide-out brackets for the
> removable eight track tape decks!
> Chas Gould, The Amphicar Fool!
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> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 12:56:51 -0000
> From: martyandcaryl@charter.net
> Subject: Re: Digest Number 233
>
> Chas
> Thanks for the info on what I am looking for in a panel doorway, the
> 8 track bit helped me to visualize it.
> Marty
> --- In amphicar-lovers@y..., chasgould@a... wrote:
> > In a message dated 03/21/2001 6:34:39 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> > amphicar-lovers@y... writes:
> >
> >
> > > I took a look in the engine compartment, the seals around the
> > > firewall look intact and in good shape. I did however find a
> > > rectangular cut out about 6 inches wide X 4 inches tall just
> behind
> > > the valve cover in the firewall. Is this hole supposed to be
> there
> > >
> >
> > That sounds like the access cutout which was necessary to allow
> removal of
> > the valve cover without removing the engine, and yes, it should
> have a
> > removable cover, not a door. The cover looks like a flat plate with
> the edges
> > angled up slightly. We talked about it about a year ago. You may
> want to
> > check out the archives, and then look for a cover from a parts car,
> or other
> > parts source. It kind of looks like those old slide-out brackets
> for the
> > removable eight track tape decks!
> > Chas Gould, The Amphicar Fool!
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 15:52:23 -0000
> From: "&quot;Cap'n&quot; John" <minnow@amphicar.net>
> Subject: Maintenance Manual
>
> I have completed Sections 1-9 of the HTML version of the maintenance
> Manual found in the members only section at Amphicar.com. As always
> let me know if you find any problems with it.
>
> John
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> Message: 4
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 14:42:01 -0500
> From: "Bill Connelly" <billiam@erols.com>
> Subject: Re: Maintenance Manual
>
> I have completed Sections 1-9 of the HTML version of the maintenance
> Manual found in the members only section at Amphicar.com. As always
> let me know if you find any problems with it.
>
> Anything WRONG? You must be kidding. It's wonderful. I especially like
> the zooming photo displays.
>
> I hope your recent "downsizing" hasn't left you feeling too much adrift. I
> remember your having mentioned dumping THEM and moving on anyhow a while
> back, so I figure the bright side is that them bailing on you merely allows
> you to get a little extra cash out of the deal...if not a fat severance and
> a golden parachute, then at least a tidy pile of unemployment insurance.
>
> ~B
>
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> Message: 5
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 15:45:27 EST
> From: dbran40112@aol.com
> Subject: Re: Digest Number 232
>
> Arnold
>
> Where do you go to "swim". Do you go in the Cooper, ocean, or fresh water?
>
> Dave
>
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> Message: 6
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 17:10:15 -0600
> From: "Steve Behnke" <sbehnke@shopko.com>
> Subject: Milwaukee St. Pat's parade
>
> I was watching the local news last week and the local station picked up a
story
> about the Milwaukee St Pat's Day parade. They showed a shot of
> the mayor walking behind a white Amphicar...
>
> It went past way to fast to read the registration #s.
> Was it anyone here?
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 17:29:43 -0800
> From: "richard martin" <martin@discover-net.net>
> Subject:
>
> speaking of parades, does anyone know where I can get a mermaid costume in
northern Wisconsin. We will parade sometime after we lose this 12 in. of snow we
still have
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> Message: 8
> Date: Wed, 21 Mar 2001 21:02:06 -0600
> From: eznz@earthlink.net
> Subject: Re: Digest Number 233 Fumes Inside
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> I removed the valve cover today from my '67 and had to take off the small
> rectangular metal cover to give it enought clearance. It was bolted in place.
> I had to remove the carpet from inside and unscrew the bolts holding it. This
> 4X6" cover needs to be there to make a good seal, and I would suggest making
> one if you don't already have one.
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> >
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> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 04:11:18 -0000
> From: dougparsons@ameritech.net
> Subject: Alternator vs Generator
>
> Ok swimmers its spring again and we are all working on the Amphi's
>
> I have decided to go with the Alternator after having some electrical
> problems last year. I have it all apart and I remember that there was
> a web page with all the how to for the conversion but,I can't find it
> again (or maybe I was in some amphi dream).
>
> Has anyone done this and is there any instructions beside the fuel
> gauge and sending unit?
>
> What about the wiring on the volt regulator etc. Windshield wiper
> motor?
>
> I know Scott talked about the Gm 60 amp single wire is this better
> then the spitfire alt.?
>
> What about the starter is there anything that needs to be converted?
>
> Which wire goes where :cool:
>
> Any help will be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Doug
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