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cookmeup272

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Jan 14, 2009
Utica, New_York
Probably wont be till mid april
 

Trav83

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Mar 10, 2009
Binghamton, New_York
I dont have too much to work on. A few good weekends of wrenching and I'm good to go.

Lucky you, I have a whole list of things to do. I may not be boosted but maintenance still applies ;)
 

cookmeup272

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Jan 14, 2009
Utica, New_York
Yea i still gotta swap in the new turbo/manifold and do my gm alternator swap. I should definitely be good to go once the salt clears
 

Trav83

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Mar 10, 2009
Binghamton, New_York
Yea i still gotta swap in the new turbo/manifold and do my gm alternator swap. I should definitely be good to go once the salt clears

I have do an alternator swap as well, but I'll be putting this bad boy in...

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High output 150amp alternator from Maniac Electric Motors

Got tired of having to replace those junk Duralast ones every year
 

Trav83

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Mar 10, 2009
Binghamton, New_York
What fails on the duralast ones? Im using an autozone alternator right now. The high output one I bought from some atlernator shop online burnt out on the dyno.

Did you install the 4 gauge wire w/inline fuse when you installed that high output alternator?

I don't know exactly what fails, but eventually they just stop charging my battery. Part of the problem is i have a sound system that consists of 2 amps, 2 subs, and aftermarket front and rear speakers.

You should do some forum searching, I did and found that many people on here have had problems with duralast (aka autozone) alternators not lasting long.
 

BrokenTsi

Proven Member
1,832
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May 3, 2003
Rome, New_York
so far I've had good luck with them. I have a 2ga wire off the B terminal to the stock fuse, then to the battery. The voltage regulator crapped out on my previous alternator and the alternator shop couldnt even fix it. They rebuilt it twice and it wouldnt put out any voltage, so I just picked up a duralast to get me by. Its been working OK, even tho its not as high as an output in amps as the other alternator.

I may try a different one, but I'm gonna have them put in a self exciting regulator so it can be a one wire alternator. :cool:

Ill be relocating the battery to the rear and redoing the whole charging system pretty soon.
 

TheRealPVTRyan

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Apr 20, 2011
Fort Drum, New_York
There are a couple of us DSMers in Watertown, PM me if you're interested in getting together sometime.
 

cookmeup272

Proven Member
1,643
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Jan 14, 2009
Utica, New_York
Might have to take the bike out there this weekend...
 

RyanxRiot

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Apr 4, 2009
Sayre, Pennsylvania
I'm down for some meets too im about 45mins from Binghamton and like an hour n a half from Syracuse i'd be down to meet up just let me know some dates and locations i'd join up not really many DSMS where im at! :p
 

Trav83

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Mar 10, 2009
Binghamton, New_York
I'm down for some meets too im about 45mins from Binghamton and like an hour n a half from Syracuse i'd be down to meet up just let me know some dates and locations i'd join up not really many DSMS where im at! :p

You're not too far from me
 
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