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Old 06-09-2021, 07:23 AM
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Default Alternator upgrade?

Anyone ever upgrade the stock alternator on a 1782?
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Old 06-09-2021, 07:40 AM
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Nope but what is the reason you want higher output?
Is yours not working?
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the charging system is a mess on this 1782. I got it running and have a new hi-torque starter to install because it cranked real slow even with new 600cca battery.Figured I would see about charging upgrade before I even begin to mess around with what's there.
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a mess
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Upgrading the Alternator won't straighten that wiring mess out.

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I know that and have the schematic you gave me to help me along.
I thought my question was a simple one,"are there any alternator upgrades that are available"
I've seen that owners have done away with much of this electrical spaghetti. I already have the hi-torque starter to install, I will install Sunpro gauges to monitor temp,oil,volts. Figured others had modded the charging system, that's all.
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