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Which alternator?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by shewheeler, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. shewheeler

    shewheeler 1/2 ton status

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    Getting ready to start the engine swap in my 77 K10. I have had some electrical gremlins for some time now, so while the motor is out, I'm gonna have someone come and go over my wiring and clean it up some. I already got a new battery and was thinking I should go ahead and replace the alternator as well.

    I'm not running any special accessories -- just your basics: stereo, a couple of KC lights and a CB radio.

    Do I need anything more than just a stock replacement? Any suggestions on what else I might need? Thanks :)
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    get the biggest thay offer in the reman line and life time warrenty. some stockers were only 60ish amps.

    i have a a/z 100amp hd unit been good for 20k miles or so. full of mud and water still going.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I got a 140A from NAPA. $200 or so. Nice because it power everything easily and has a warranty.
     
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    Install as CS144, 200 amp alternator. The more amps the better
     
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    Where did you get that size alternator?That is just what i need:bow:
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Not sure, but I heard someone else say that and they said that there was a thread about it but I couldn't find one.
     
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    I remember that guy signing on here with a random user name and pimpin his business as if though he was a cusomer who had a great experience.

    He got called out, changed his story, and never really logged in again. Don't remember how long ago it was. Years maybe???
     
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    Now I'm starting to wonder, Were his product not as advertised? I bought a 200 Amp CS-144 alternator from him and I really never tested it to see if it actually puts out 200 amps. So now you guys got me wondering...
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    yup, that was it....

    It was definitely a couple years ago... A member had a bad experience with him and then he showed up in multiple personalities...

    That may actually be from the old forum format...
     
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    But what was the problem with his products ????
     
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    ryoken Puppy Fabricator Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    eesh, long time ago...

    think the guy had alts cr*p out on him or something along those lines... i just remember it was funny how the guy came in with different names, like we wouldn't know...
     

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