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dimmer coil

Postby Jim Hudson » Wed Aug 11, 2004 8:57 pm

Jim, I was directed to you from an earlier post regarding the headlight dimmer resistor in the 4-position switch for my '48 Farmall Cub. The nichrome(?) wire broke and needs to be replaced. Can I use a simple axial leaded resistor from Radio Shack? What resistance and wattage? Do you have a part number and supplier for the real replacement part?

Thanks for your help.

Did I tell this fellow right??

The field resistor is Delco 1878070, 2.8 ohms and needs to be able to handle
something around 12-15 watts. The dimmer coil, Delco 814545, is 5 ohms,
probably needs to handle more wattage than the other.
If you contact maloybig@msn.com

He has the original resistors for the head light switch, also can help you
out on other wiring information.
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Postby Wireharness » Thu Aug 12, 2004 7:49 am

Those are the correct Delco numbers.
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Postby Don McCombs » Thu Aug 12, 2004 9:39 am

Is the Delco 814545 dimmer coil still available, either as an original or a repro?
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