View Single Post
Old 12-06-2018, 09:17 PM   #5
VetteVet
Msgt USAF Ret
 
VetteVet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posts: 8,294
Re: 1954 Chev 3100 Truck Wiring Diagram

Quote:
Originally Posted by Darthintel View Post
I made some changes
Well I guess what threw me off was the symbol at the battery. I thought it was the ground symbol and I thought that I remembered that the pre-55 stuff was six volt positive ground, so it made sense to me that the red wires were positive and the battery symbol was the ground . I guess the combination of the symbol and the smallness of the diagram plus my old eyes made me think it was positive ground.
I know that the total current in the circuit runs through the ammeter, so that kinda limits your current draw, plus it is known as a fire hazard. I didn't see it as being positive ground but the polarity would have been right. It's been a long time since I worked on anything that old.
I started life with a 1950 Ford which was positive ground and six volt so I just figured your 54 was as well even though it's a GM. My apologies for the mistake. I'll take a closer look and maybe I can find my diagram of the older trucks to compare.
__________________
VetteVet

metallic green 67 stepside
74 corvette convertible
1965 Harley sportster
1995 Harley wide glide

Growing old is hell, but it beats the alternative.
VetteVet is offline   Reply With Quote