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Old 04-26-2012, 08:04 PM   #1
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85 Vette alternator

My alternator went bad in my 85 Corvette and I was wondering if it would hurt to install a 150 Amp alternator in it's place. I think the stock one was around 110 amps or so. The alternators look identical on the outside.
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Re: 85 Vette alternator

The alt only charges what the vehicle's electrical system demands, you should be ok. If it has an external regulator that must be matched to this alt.
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Re: 85 Vette alternator

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The alt only charges what the vehicle's electrical system demands, you should be ok. If it has an external regulator that must be matched to this alt.
I'm pretty sure that all the GM cars have an internal voltage regulator.
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Re: 85 Vette alternator

Easy to tell if no reg under the hood, if not go for it.
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