Will a 100amp alternator be ok/safe? - Team Camaro Tech
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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 03, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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Hello everyone,

I need to get a new alternator (old one is shot) I was wondering if I go with a 100amp alt would it harm my existing wiring? Will the voltage regulator have to be changed? I want to be safe and make sure Iím not creating a fire hazard. I have MSD 6al a 10amp electric fan. Please let me know what size alt I should use. Iím an idiot with wiring [img]graemlins/clonk.gif[/img] .
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 22nd, 03, 06:31 PM
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Read through this article. Perhaps it will be helpful. Going that large it's best to change the alternator output wire.
http://www.madelectrical.com/electri...elcoremy.shtml
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 23rd, 03, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks,John [img]graemlins/thumbsup.gif[/img] the artical was very helpful. I think I'm going to go with the Powermaster 50amp alternator.
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