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Homemade High output Alternator!?

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Old 11-27-2006, 01:11 AM
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Happy Belated Thanksgiving to everyone before i ask my question. I was thinking about the new Custom alternator i want to buy from excessive amperage, then i thought maybe i can somehow put a smaller pulley on an alternator and smaller belt to compensate. being that im not a very good electrical personi dont know what to do and i didnt figure out where to post this i figured here would be OK. SO anyone ever hear about such a thing??? Is it plausible? I appreciate any and all help that the Forum can offer.
 
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Old 11-27-2006, 02:58 PM
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It would probably be cheaper to buy an aftermarket pulley than to try to design your own. Unorthodox and AEM are brands that make such pulleys.
 
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Old 11-29-2006, 09:27 AM
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thanks ... i was hoping i didnt have to design or search out an OEM pulley. im going to take a look at that. thanks again.
 
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Old 11-29-2006, 09:45 AM
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it will kill your stock alt alot faster doing that, I did it to a oldsmobil I had back in the day when I was real into car audio.
 
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Old 11-30-2006, 03:03 PM
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thanks for the response. so now what direction should I go in??? should i just shell out the money to buy a high power alternator from excessive amperage? thanks again for the response!
 
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