Make Your Own Emergency Power Plant

If you have a car, a moderate tool collection and good tinkering abilities, you can make your own emergency power plant.



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The choke pulldown diaphragm opens the throttle on a signal from the vacuum switch.
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Nearly everybody owns — and uses most every day — a reliable and generous source of electrical energy without even knowing it: the modern automobile! Here's what you'll need to to make your own emergency power plant.
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The control panel, resistor element and receptacle box.
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Note: All wiring 16-gauge; 12-gauge high output leads optional. The panel and receptacle boxes should be located as close to the alternator and regulator as possible to limit line losses.
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