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Old 06-28-2012
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Originally Posted by Randy Dupree View Post
New alternators are available at Frieghtliner.
Get new,not rebuilt,new is cheaper and better.
Remember the alternator is driven by fan belts,the more the amps the more power it takes to drive the alternator.
Belt life needs to be considered.
In addition, to what Randy said, your existing wiring may not be up to task of the bigger alternator with that big of a jump in amperage. (More than double the size)
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