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Re: reversing positive ground

To: "mg-t" <mg-t@Autox.Team.Net>
Subject: Re: reversing positive ground
From: "Bob Donahue" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2005 23:02:12 -0500
Yes it's that simple. And you don't "have" to reverse the ammeter, if you
don't mind it reading backwards. (Some claim you should reverse the ignition
coil wires, but I believe that's an old wives' tale.)

BTW, if your fuel pump is not original, it might be polarity sensitive.

Bob Donahue (Still Stuck in the '50s)
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----- Original Message -----
From: "tnewton" <>
To: "mg" <mg-t@Autox.Team.Net>; "MG TABC" <>
Sent: Friday, December 31, 2004 8:02 AM
Subject: reversing positive ground

> Hi every one
> the auto electrician who re-bushed my TC generator and replaced the
> voltage
> regulator points said he could convert over to negative ground, and only
> needed to reverse generator polarity and the amps meter. No other wiring
> changes needed.
> Out of interest, has any one done this and is it just this simple?
> Happy 2005 to all.
> Tim Newton

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