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nippondenso alternator

PostPost by: pharriso » Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:13 pm

straightcut wrote:I hope you don't mind if I broaden the question a bit. I'm interested in a Nippondenso alternator and would be interested in knowing the correct part/model number or application (year, make, model vehicle it was fitted to).

Slightly less important, but interested in your comments regarding ease of fabricating the bracketry.

Cheers,

Mark


Or by a complete kit from RDent or Bean, made by Keith Gustafson
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PostPost by: Davidb » Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:15 pm

I used the 40 amp Kubota unit and mounted it to the original dynamo bracket-I added a small bracket at the front but I am not sure I needed to. 40 amps is double what the car had when new. The shop that supplied the alternator removed the yellow wire-said I didn't need it and I just have the green wire hooked up to an ignition source-plus the power wire of course. Very inexpensive installation.
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