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MEP26A to the rescue


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Old 04-13-2017, 09:52:10 AM
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Default MEP26A to the rescue

After trying to start the truck found I had left the battery ground solenoid in the on position for several weeks and batteries were so dead that my new 24v charger had no effect after sitting for many hours. Hmmm, what to do now? then I decided to try my new to me 1968 generator which makes 28vdc at 105 amps. The set started after 4 pulls of the rope then It ran until warmed up then I connected the slave cables to the drivers side receptacle turned on the gen sets circuit breaker and the truck fired easily with no noticeable strain on the set and it's little 4 cyl. engine. Shut the unit down but left the T245 running until the volt meter showed the indicator in the green. Worked like I had hoped when I bought the set last Aberdeen Rally for $250 with only 188 showing on the Hobbs meter.



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Default Re: MEP26A to the rescue

Good deal !
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Old 04-15-2017, 08:27:49 AM
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That was the reason I bought it the set. The Dodge, a 1953 M37, has a 24VDC electrical system that charges it's batteries at 28 V.
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Default Re: MEP26A to the rescue

I always wondered if My PE-95K would start my 24V M38 Cdn Jeep, now I know! Very nice M37 BTW
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I once owned a PE95K and the only 24V generated is by the exciter generator/starter and I do not believe it produces enough amps to spin over the M38s engine. My set as stated makes 105 amps and was designed to accept a very heavy load.
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