GESO: A few more from Pasteiner's

Paul pentax1941 at gmail.com
Sun May 8 18:36:02 EDT 2016


I don't think so.  Most Model T's had separate starters and generators 
with a Bendix on the starter.

-p

On 5/8/2016 2:05 PM, Paul Stenquist wrote:
> It doubles as a starter motor. I assume it's always engaged.
>
> Paul via phone
>
>> On May 8, 2016, at 1:42 PM, Paul <pentax1941 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Mike -
>>
>> They were equipped with generators and the lump is a cut-out relay - an early version of a voltage regulator.  When the battery voltage reached a certain level, the relay contacts opened.
>>
>> -p
>>
>> On 5/8/2016 2:10 AM, mike wilson wrote:
>>>> On 07 May 2016 at 20:48 Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at mac.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> All with the K-1 and DFA 24-70/2.8:
>>>>
>>>> http://photo.net/photodb/folder?folder_id=1090851
>>>
>>> 0170.  I'm not familiar with the Model T engine.  What's the lump on the top of
>>> the starter motor/alternator?  The electrical connection seems to be to earth
>>> and therefore superfluous.
>>
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