[ROVERNET - UK] P5 Changing Polarity
Shirley & Barry Lafbery
lafbery at telus.net
Mon Aug 13 19:17:57 BST 2007
Yes, leave it as it is, the car will not rust as quick with positive ground.
Put a label on the battery cover like I have.
> Hi, our friend who just bought that P5 already
> mentioned has a question about changing polarity. Can
> anyone help?
> Hi Eric:
> I have another question for the Rovernet.
> My P5 is a positive-ground car. I would like to
> convert it to negative-ground. Is there a proper
> procedure for this? The fuel pumps have already been
> fried by someone (prior owner) connecting the battery
> the other way around, so they need to be rebuilt with
> negative ground "Chicklets". The coil and ammeter
> wires are easily switched. However, if I remember
> correctly there is a procedure for re-polarizing the
> Someone has installed an electronic ignition but I
> don't see any brand name on the black box that was
> installed on the firewall. Do they make these things
> for positive ground or maybe it does not make any
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