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whizzernick 12-22-2018 06:53 PM

34 stock looking alternator
 

looking for a stock looking alternator for my 34.
A guy ( i forget his name ) has somthing in the v-8 times.
anyone know about him ????

JSeery 12-22-2018 07:46 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

The one I use is from Whitney.

Whitney Co., Inc., E. J. 529 S. Raymond Ave., Fullerton, Ca 714-773-1611

http://www.ejwhitneyco.com/automotive.html

They are not cheap.

Kahuna 12-23-2018 12:07 AM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

J
How reliable has your unit been?
Any issues?
Thanks
Jim

Charlie Stephens 12-23-2018 12:10 AM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

For what is worth I would run a 2 brush generator out of the late thirties. Spend the time to find a good shop to rebuild it right.

Charlie Stephens

deuce lover 12-23-2018 12:52 AM

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Nick,I have had 3 from Whitney and no issues.$375 and 2 months wait back then.

whizzernick 12-23-2018 10:29 AM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

thanks for the info

TJ 12-23-2018 10:54 AM

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I think Power Master makes one also, but it may be 12 volt only.

deuce lover 12-23-2018 11:53 AM

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Don't think that Powermaster has the pulley to mount the fan.

Karl 12-23-2018 04:50 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

I've got the Whitney and have been running it for 18 months with no problems . Is a small alternator to fit in the casing but still pumps out 7.2 Volts no problems on my 6V system.

They are not cheap and wait was 4 months from order to delivery -You sent them your original generator and they use the face plate and pulley from this the rest is discarded. They also modify the cut out so it is a straight pass through.

I like mine it looks authentic to 99% of people (I don't think it would fool a fine point judge ) and gives me plenty of power -Karl

JSeery 12-23-2018 04:51 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kahuna (Post 1708594)
J
How reliable has your unit been?
Any issues?
Thanks
Jim

I have not run one enough miles to comment on reliable, but I have always heard good things.

4dFord/SC 12-23-2018 11:09 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

I've been running a Whitney conversion for 10+ years with no problems.

Dave/Green Bay 12-24-2018 01:41 PM

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Isn't the casing a little larger that a stock generator? Dave/Green Bay

clo 12-24-2018 01:56 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

I have a Whitney 12V conversion. I notice it doesn’t charge at idle. It starts charging at about 1,000 rpm.

deuce lover 12-24-2018 05:06 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dave/Green Bay (Post 1708986)
Isn't the casing a little larger that a stock generator? Dave/Green Bay

His housing is the same size but made from billet aluminum.He only uses the front plate/bracket ,pulley and end plate from the orig gen.I always sent him a 39 std gen since I did not want the cutout.He also preferred the 38-39 pulley as the vanes cooled best.

JSeery 12-24-2018 05:30 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dave/Green Bay (Post 1708986)
Isn't the casing a little larger that a stock generator? Dave/Green Bay

Belive that is the Powermaster, not the Whitney.

al's28/33 12-24-2018 05:49 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Whitney uses a stock generator housing. Very personable and talented. I would recommend them.

petehoovie 12-24-2018 05:52 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Can someone post a picture of the Whitney Generator/Alternator installed on a '34 engine?....

JSeery 12-24-2018 07:15 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Quote:

Originally Posted by petehoovie (Post 1709040)
Can someone post a picture of the Whitney Generator/Alternator installed on a '34 engine?....

It would look the same as the original, because it is the original on the outside. All of the modifications are internal. You send your unit to them and they use your front and rear plates. They turn an aluminum tube to replace the original case. The new center tube looks the same as the original case. You can request it to be wired as a one wire hook up, or similar to the original wiring connections. The painted new center does look smoother than the originals and does not have the connectors than hold the field coils.

petehoovie 12-24-2018 08:49 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Again, can someone post a picture or pictures of the Whitney Generator/Alternator installed on a '34 engine?....

4dFord/SC 12-24-2018 08:52 PM

Re: 34 stock looking alternator
 

Quote:

Originally Posted by clo (Post 1708990)
I have a Whitney 12V conversion. I notice it doesn’t charge at idle. It starts charging at about 1,000 rpm.


Think that's typical of one-wire alternators.


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