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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 19, 09:39 AM Thread Starter
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Alternator recommendations?

Last month I replaced my 30+ year old 55 Amp alternator with a Delco "Professional" remanufactured unit and sure enough the bearings failed within the first hour of driving.

Does anyone have a recommendation on either a good remanufacturer or new brand? I'm not too price sensitive but would prefer not to pay $200 for an alternator.

68 convertible with a SBC 350 - no AC or other power hungry accessories.

Thanks.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 19, 09:48 AM
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Re: Alternator recommendations?

take your old one to an alternator shop and have it rebuilt and bump up the amps
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 19, 09:57 AM
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Re: Alternator recommendations?

Dan if your “Professional” remanufacturer was professional they should have a warranty. Return it to source of purchase for refund or replacement.

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 21st, 19, 04:30 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Alternator recommendations?

Kevin, followed your advice and found a local shop to rebuild it. Took all of an hour and $65.
Roger, already in the box ready to ship that POS back to Delco....
Thanks guys!

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