ok guys i have a 72 elky that is generating 15 to 16 volts. so what i have gathered is it should be 14ish. dad says that it also had a miss whenever the gauge would show the voltage creeping up on it. so it was parked and troubleshot a bit. after swaping out the regulator 3 times and the alternator 3 times it still persisted enough in fact that it burnt up the hot wire to the starter. every one of those new parts were bench tested before and after install and were ok. anythoughts? so if the regulator is doing its job is it possible of backfeeding volts after the regulator? also can anyone explain the miss at the higher voltage?