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Old 12-08-2008, 06:24 PM
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Im putting a system in my car, I would like to know how many amps does my alternator produce. I have a 97 Ex 5 Speed.
 
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Old 12-09-2008, 01:09 PM
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Mitsubishi alternator = 75A
Denso alternator = 80A
 
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Old 12-09-2008, 02:00 PM
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First thing you/we need to know is what amp(s) are you using.
 
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Old 12-09-2008, 03:21 PM
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Right now I have a kicker 1200.1 with a reccomended 150 amp inline fuse and sony xplode 60 x 4 @ 4ohms drawing about 50 amps. Im guessing my alternator is producing about 70-85 amps. I will be driving 3 10" JL subs, I want to make sure I have enough power. Im way over my alternator amperage, I will upgrade the big but Im also wondering if this system is just too overpowering for my electrical system.
 
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Old 12-09-2008, 04:42 PM
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well the stock alt is weak as hell!!!!!!
so invest in a voltage display that way you can see when your alternators charging at 14volts and when your pushen it to hard and goes below 12volts....
 
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