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Old 09-30-2013, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Double D View Post
I'm still running the 51A alternate and do have accessories (Neons, Amps, etc.) and two batteries. I recently had the alternator rebuilt but I still feel I am not getting the juice I need to power the stuff and keep the batteries charged. Especially when I'm running at night and the perfect pass keeps resetting unless I give it a little gas...
Take a multimeter and measure voltage at your power distribution point.

Also, these 1 wire alternators are pretty "dumb" and don't put out that much at idle. By dumb I mean no voltage sensing to know to output more when demand is high:



More reading on alternators with voltage sensing:

http://www.madelectrical.com/electri...hreewire.shtml

http://www.madelectrical.com/electri...esensing.shtml
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