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Q&A

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Troubleshooting Alternator & Electrical Gremlins in a Vintage Oldsmobile

I have a weird problem that you might be able to help me with. I have a ’64 Olds F-85 that I upgraded to a later model internally-regulated alternator. This […]

Videos & Galleries

Video: 4 Things to Know When Choosing a High-Amp Alternator

There are four things to know when considering whether to use a high-amp alternator. First, do you really need a high-output alternator? Most factory alternators are rated at 65 to […]

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Q&A / Tech Articles

Ask Away! with Jeff Smith: Achieving an Efficient Charging System in a ’70 Camaro

I am looking to change my stock 1970 Camaro alternator with an external regulator to a one-wire internal regulator with 150 amps to run my dual electric fans and other […]

How Tos / Tech

How to Troubleshoot a Noisy Alternator

There are some vehicle functions we can probably live without. A properly working charging system isn’t one of them. Among the various common charging system problems you might encounter, one is […]

Tech / Tech Articles / Videos & Galleries

Quick Tech: Tips for Choosing and Installing an Alternator

There are many factors to consider when purchasing an alternator. Things like amperage, voltage, pulley ratio, and wiring all come into play. We’ve covered some of these topics in this earlier post; however, […]