Uncle, I converted the Chevy from generator to single-wire alternator.
Motormac, a voltage regulator should stabilize the voltage, although the seller recommended using two diodes.
Everyone's opinions/suggestions are acceptable. Sometimes out of the mouths of innocent babes come bright ideas from outside the box. We are ALL ignorant in certain subjects, but we learn from researching or other people sharing their knowledge.
And I SINCERELY mean this to all in a respectable manner.
When I go bowling with my 6-year-old nephew, I ask him for helpful hints. He bowls a helluva lot better than I do!