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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-17-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,569
Posted By mralternator
Re: Installation of Alternator on a Model A

in case no on cared to notice,( A man) is asking how to mount his alternator he bought from A Parts store , Not a generator needing the EVR invention/.60 amp alternator / small pulley someone doesn't...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-12-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,216
Posted By mralternator
Re: L. D. Becker

Hello Bob, call if any information is needed thank you
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,026
Posted By mralternator
Re: Parts needed with switch to 12 volt system

The total electrical load becomes half of what it was originally because of the electrical rule that says when you double the voltage the amperage load will be reduced by half
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,026
Posted By mralternator
Re: Parts needed with switch to 12 volt system

and why have vehicles been adding 42 volt charging systems? Because they can use less wire. and supply more loads efficiently,,,why? volts is pressure , amps is flow, a higher pressure supplies...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,026
Posted By mralternator
Re: Parts needed with switch to 12 volt system

http://www.auto-wiring-diagram.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/ac-dc-system-wiring-diagram-for-1953-chevrolet-e1350390327320.jpg
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-10-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,026
Posted By mralternator
Re: Parts needed with switch to 12 volt system

An alternator ONLY produces what is asked for by the system and the loads, if a 100 amp alternator is on your car and you only have a 20 amp load , it will ONLY supply the 20 amps needed/asked...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 09-09-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,026
Posted By mralternator
Re: Parts needed with switch to 12 volt system

The “local” and “online” experts may tell you, that you need to add a “shunt” to your original amp gauge when you upgrade to a modern alternator type of charging system. You do not and here is why…....
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,098
Posted By mralternator
Re: Trying to identify my generator

Hows Pottstown doing?, lived in Douglasville many years and drove sprint car at local tracks, nice area
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,065
Posted By mralternator
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,814
Posted By mralternator
Re: Alternator vs. generator?

(I changed mine to a alternator and love it. Generators are just fine, but an alternator keeps your battery in better shape )
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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-08-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,814
Posted By mralternator
Re: Alternator vs. generator?

(Alternators don't last nearly as long as a good or properly rebuilt generator)

LMAO
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 09-01-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,876
Posted By mralternator
Re: Gear Reduction Starter feed back please

Colin, Don't have any personal experience in using the gear reduction starter BUT if your disappointed with the original results, It definitely looks like a very good option and should be a Very...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,037
Posted By mralternator
Re: Convert Horn to 12V

Yes, most that convert to 12 volt simply use the resistor and keep original horn
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

Mike LOL :) :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

There is and was in no way any ill will implied, all in good learning and exchanging information, :) :) :) :) :)
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-30-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

Patrick, I am not sure why you would find internal regulators to be a major replace part, , That is not really the case at all , Unless you are referring to the Generator regulators. and Not...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

I would actually think the stator or diodes would be cooked before a regulator would have a problem but things happen, just as it would be an accurate assumption that if a generator was installed...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

VERY TRUE, I can Guarantee you that every rebuilder of a generator would PREFER you don't continually do that , because of what it does to the generator, also why MAJORITY of Generators you open up...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

Well when Kevin can learn to have the belt tension correct , I guess that will solve that problem, as attested to by the many who have an alternator and do not hear there belt slipping and sorry...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,433
Posted By mralternator
Re: ammeter vs voltmeter?????

Swedishsteel. if the regulator is a 12 volt , then it is a 12 volt and not a 6 volt, The diodes have nothing to do with what Volt it is, THEY do have something to do with what ground it is, as in...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

I would mention that how after so much obvious factual information has been shared , people still sticking to the squandering there money on fixing/ half updating a generator and combating the same...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 08-29-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,433
Posted By mralternator
Re: ammeter vs voltmeter?????

Alternators and Amp Gauges…
If you had a generator type of charging system you were used to seeing the amp gauge needle go over to the charge side quite a ways when going down the highway. When you...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-29-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

Thank you for the kind words and I am continuing his practices, though I have made some very large improvements over those original alternators as I do not use the 10 si series anymore , and I am...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

To say alternator conversions are only good for the economy is a very unfair personal observation, with an alternator you are removing the inability of the generator and incorporating a unit that can...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 08-28-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,293
Posted By mralternator
Re: alternator purchase

Yes that is a nice unit for low amperage demand vehicles like race cars, I am actually working to incorporate these into a generator case for Model T's as there amp demand is still low with...
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