Back in the mid nineties, we had a ‘80 Gulfstar 44 cc ketch that we lived on for 10 yrs. The headliner throughout was cloth with a lot of little holes and was pretty dirty when we bought it. I ripped it down and glued double sided bubble wrap to the cabin top. The double sided was bubble wrap...
The ACR doesn’t open when charging stops. It opens when the battery voltage drops to a predetermined level. So, there is some time (depending on loads)that the monitor is reading both the bank and the start battery. Then the start battery drops out When that voltage is reached..
Concerning my statement on alternator overtemp. If I ran without a sensor, it would have recorded a no connection. So, I actually had an over temp situation. Just don’t know when..My previous statement was wrong. That bulb just lit!!
Oh ya..This alternator is on a new Beta 35. Beta really tucks them in close to the engine. I’m going to see if I can swing it out a bit more. I would love to use the hairpin design but the output lug would hit the heat exchanger..
We just finished a three week trip and have been thinking about this. All good questions
-Belt mgr set to two
-I did not change the default setting. So it should be set for 107C. Have not verified this. Do you have a better setting?
-Batts are four Dyno GC batts in one bank. ACR to a 12V...