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Old 03-14-2010, 02:21 PM
bigmax2 bigmax2 is offline
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Default Advice Needed On High Amperage Alternator

I want to install a 1000watt inverter in my stock Ranger XL, and I need to upgrade the alternator. It suggests a 150amp system with this unit. I am sure I wont be running at full capacity, but I want to be in spec. What do I need to make this happen. I am aware there are high amp alternators, but what other changes if any need to happen with this, and where can I find the best price on what I need. I want it to be cheap as possible (as we all do..), but I really am more concerned about reliability. Thanks in advance for your help.

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Old 03-14-2010, 03:13 PM
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Default Re: Advice Needed On High Amperage Alternator <---Clicky

Here is a good write up. This should pretty much take care of everything.
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Old 06-14-2010, 10:30 AM
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Default Re: Advice Needed On High Amperage Alternator

^^^ Very nice write up. Regarding the alternator, I went to and bought the high amperage alternator from them.
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