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Old 05-28-2010, 12:03 AM
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if you had the choice...alternator relocation

i was going to replace my alternator mount (since i broke the tension screw at the track ) and had a few different choices on relocating. so what's it going to be, lower h or lower d? h means i keep the alternator i have now, and d means i go to a smaller, lighter alternator with a smaller pulley and purchase another alternator for $20. i know it's dumb and unimportant but i'm too indecisive on these things...

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You don't have a big stereo system do you? If not then just go with the D-series. Weight savings and cheaperrrrr!
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You don't have a big stereo system do you? If not then just go with the D-series. Weight savings and cheaperrrrr!


my thoughts EXACTLY!!




but maybe renee will see this and chime in and say something like "the preludes electrical system pulls way more jiggawatts requiring a superbig mega flux-capacitor to handle the load the muffler bearings put out when your low on headlight fluid" and prove all of us wrong
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1.71 jigawatts to be exact!
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Re: if you had the choice...alternator relocation

Well...the stock alternator is designed to produce the correct amount of power for your car, while not taxing the engine via the belts. So if you do change it from stock and blow **** up...then I get dibs on "told you so."

Although you'll prolly be fine.
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maybe i'll ask bigmike what he's running since he suggested it...thanks for the replies too
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lol... Jiggawatt? --- jigga WHHHAAATTT???

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ok... enough tom-foolery... yes, I said tom foolery.. and while I am at it I will throw in Shenanigans and your little doggy Toto too!





you car's stock electrical system is designed to operate @ aprox 80Amps Service. As long as you gear the alternator/pully accordingly and can produce at LEAST 13.5 (average) Volts at idle and 14.3 max at med to high throttle, you are golden. The trick is to get a honda alternator with the same ECM control circuit as the stock one.
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I dont know what she just said but it sounded smart!!!!

Haha, that would be cool to run a d series alternator, slightly less crap crowding the engine bay
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ok... enough tom-foolery... yes, I said tom foolery.. and while I am at it I will throw in Shenanigans and your little doggy Toto too!





you car's stock electrical system is designed to operate @ aprox 80Amps Service. As long as you gear the alternator/pully accordingly and can produce at LEAST 13.5 (average) Volts at idle and 14.3 max at med to high throttle, you are golden. The trick is to get a honda alternator with the same ECM control circuit as the stock one.



exactly what i'm talkin about




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bwaaahahahahah, i was going for a super troopers reference, and you got F&F. good enough, i'll take it!
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you car's stock electrical system is designed to operate @ aprox 80Amps Service. As long as you gear the alternator/pulley accordingly and can produce at LEAST 13.5 (average) Volts at idle and 14.3 max at med to high throttle, you are golden. The trick is to get a honda alternator with the same ECM control circuit as the stock one.
i see what you're saying. on the site all the listings are for an oem 6in pulley so in other words i'll be able to run the d alternator with a 6in pulley (if that's what they come with stock). if things look too complicated then i'll just stick it with the h series alternator i have now. thanks for the reply...
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