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burnt03
11-12-2003, 09:21 AM
I've only got one speed for my heater and I should have two. From talking to a couple guys on the 'net, they've advised me that my resistor is buggered. Which it is.

Is there an electronics wholesaler in Kelowna that might carry these things? I tried a couple parts stores and no luck. There's a place in the states they recommended but I'd probably get charged 20 bucks to ship a 2 dollar part.

Thanks



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boyzen
11-12-2003, 03:26 PM
should be able to get one at the dealer.or an auto wrecker.

Shit always happens

m j
11-12-2003, 05:45 PM
you can get resistors at Radio Shack in any mall in canada.
can you solder?

Magna
11-12-2003, 06:32 PM
quote:Originally posted by m j

you can get resistors at Radio Shack in any mall in canada.
can you solder?
Not likely that they used resistors. Most likely a couple of coils of resistive wire.

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FU Toolbag
11-12-2003, 09:12 PM
interior electronics, if it's not a specialized thingyy, which it most likely is. Is it for the cruiser?

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burnt03
11-13-2003, 04:43 AM
Yeah, it's for the cruiser. That little porcelain resistor on top of the cylinder in the engine bay.

Thanks for the tips guys, I'll check it out.

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85_GMC_4x4
11-13-2003, 07:19 AM
Burnt,

Grab a ballast resistor from the junkyard and give that a try.
So I'm assumeing that you have "HI" but no "LOW" fan speed?

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Locked rear axle
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burnt03
11-13-2003, 07:43 AM
quote:Originally posted by 85_GMC_4x4

Burnt,

Grab a ballast resistor from the junkyard and give that a try.
So I'm assumeing that you have "HI" but no "LOW" fan speed?

85 GMC 3/4T 4x4
7" BDS suspension lift
35" Mickey Thompson Baja Claw Tires
Dual fuel propane/gas
Locked rear axle
Smiley face painted on diff cover

OFF CAMBER




That's correct

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m j
11-14-2003, 03:45 PM
quote:Not likely that they used resistors. Most likely a couple of coils of resistive wire.

if this was a concours restoration I assume what was origonally used would matter.
I assumed he just wanted to control his fan, so upgrading to a resistor over the coil of resistant wire would pose no problems.

I still have the coiled junk in my chev, thou I did cut it so there is an 'off' position where the very low setting formerly was.
One day I will swap in some real resistors.