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Old 01-21-2012, 09:27 PM
wrestlerguy04 wrestlerguy04 is offline
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Default Alternator alternatives??

I was thinking today that my 3.0 is interchangeable with other venicles. I might need to replace my alternator, I will find out tomorrow or Monday. What other, if any, models' alternators can I use?
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Old 01-22-2012, 09:23 AM
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Default Re: Alternator alternatives??

Since I work at a parts store I looked in the alternator catalog to see what other units would work without a lot of mods. I found a mid 90's E series 130amp would fit my bracket. You will need to upgrade the wiring to the alternator and get a larger belt in some cases. Now my 94 has more than enough amps to do just about anything.
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