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Tryng to start my 65 coupe today but am a bit confused on the altenator wiring. I got the 3 wires on the altenator tied down but about 3-4 inches down the wire cluster theres a little black with red stripe wire. Im assuming its a ground wire ? But where does it get its ground theres also a wire clamp about an inch south of that where does that go? Any help will be GREATLY appreciated THANKS=-)
 

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The black/red stripe wire is a ground. The drawing I was looking at shows it tied to ground near the alt. and it's also grounded at the voltage regulator as well. Not sure what you mean by a clamp. The black/red striped wire shows a wire loop on each end of it to put a screw through to hold them down. If the extra wire you may be refering to is black/yellow stripe then it's a test lead for the alt.
 
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but where does it ground to? its a really tiny eye hole and short wire does it go to one of the studs on the altenator?
Im abot ready to convert to a one wire setup these voltage reg's are for the birds.
 

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There should be a small grounding lug on the alternator housing, on the back side, looking a lot like another one of the lugs. Close inspection will show it is firmly part of the case; the other lugs are insulated from the case inself.
 
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