Originally Posted by JoelWisman
Ooo, instrument needles fluttering. I'll bet u a buck off an oil filter it's the battery or connections. That's exactly what happens when system voltage is too low.
I'll bet u a crush washer your battery has smooth sides and is branded exide. Those batteries had a high failure rate.
Yep; low battery! Bought a charger and it fired up perfectly. Thanks Joel!