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    alternator help

    does anyone know a good alternator guy or biz ?

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    Junior Member JOURNEYMAN
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    To buy an aftermarket alternator?

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    hey sledgehammer, i need a 1 wire that will charge well i'm driving on the street at low rmps. i haved tried just about every brand with no luck. i seen somewere that a guy says his will and i can' remember were i seen it. it was someone doing it out of a small shop or his house. i have put a volt meter on alot of alternators and none of them are charging below 2500rmp. if anyone has any info please help.

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    Member MASTER JOURNEYMAN
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    What size crank pulley are you using?
    Mine with a 5" charges fine while cruising, it's just the 1 wire cheapo chrome alt from Summit.

    Mark

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    thanks oobob, as good as i think i is only shows how dumb i is :lol: lol. good point i will change the pully and see if that helps. thanks again for pointing out the easy fix :lol: lol. the only thing i have to say is you should have fixed this for me last yr :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE lively's Avatar
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    SLOWMAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!---DID YOU EVER GET A TOE STRAP AND REV LIMITER FOR YOUR CARS???????---WE DON'T WANT YOU GRIPING NEXT YEAR THAT WE DIDN'T HELP YOU OUT!!!!!! :roll: :roll: :roll: ---YOU ARE FOR SURE GETTING OLDER :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    lively, i have been knowen to have a brain fart from time to time but this one may be the biggest lol. i do have a tow strap and rev limiter and i don't think your very funny. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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    Senior Member RACING JUNKIE lively's Avatar
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    YOU KNOW IT IS LIKE THE TIME I CHANGED MY OIL IN MY CREW CAB AND STARTED THE ENGINE TO LET IT BUILD PRESSURE AND THEN NOTICED THE 5 QUARTS SITTING ON THE FENDER!!!!!!! :roll: :roll: IT WAS NOT HURT BUT!!!!!!!!!! STUPID ANYWAY ops: ops: ops:

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    the pully didn't work but i figured it out. i bought a painless power star and it's all better. ten alt later and one works go figure.


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