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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptyFri Oct 30, 2009 6:19 pm

wait what? so i cant splice the 1 amp diode inline before the alternator to boost voltage?
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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptyFri Oct 30, 2009 8:14 pm

Yes you can. I haven't done it, but from the write ups, many others have.
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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptyFri Oct 30, 2009 9:56 pm

okay so is the question deekster was asking something completely different then?
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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptyFri Oct 30, 2009 10:23 pm

97 park ave wrote:
okay so is the question deekster was asking something completely different then?
What question.?
You've got me totally confused as to what your asking.
In the above post I mentioned there were two different things being discussed.
1. The diode install for a boost in idle voltage. ( you have read the articles and write ups on that)
2. Replacement of or installation of an additional capacitor/condenser to stop alternator whine thru the radio
That's it.
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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptySat Oct 31, 2009 12:09 am

Rickw wrote:
97 park ave wrote:
okay so is the question deekster was asking something completely different then?
What question.?
You've got me totally confused as to what your asking.
In the above post I mentioned there were two different things being discussed.
1. The diode install for a boost in idle voltage. ( you have read the articles and write ups on that)
2. Replacement of or installation of an additional capacitor/condenser to stop alternator whine thru the radio
That's it.

yes i asked about the diode for boosting voltage
deekster asked another question and i wasnt sure if you guys were still talking about my question or if this was a completely different part
sorry for the confusion i was also confused when it went from talking about a diode to a capacitor
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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptySat Nov 07, 2009 1:42 pm

So recently I rebuilt my alternator using new bearings, brushes and a heavy duty bridge rectifier from alternatorparts.com. I still have issues with low voltage when my accessories are on (heater on high, rear defrost, lights) and I'm at idle. The alternator doesn't get up to full voltage until 2000 RPM. Unfortunately most of my ride is at 12-1500 RPMs, so I am generally around 13 volts when everything is on. When I'm stopped voltage drops to about 12 and even into the 11s. That's too low for my preference, so I have been looking at ways to solve it.

More to come soon.
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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptySat Nov 07, 2009 2:59 pm

Here's a picture of the HD voltage regulator after I put it in the case, along with the new rear bearing:

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PostSubject: Re: high output alternator?   high output alternator? - Page 3 EmptySat Nov 07, 2009 3:02 pm

Here are the videos from alternatorparts.com - he replaces the bridge rectifier in a CS144 alt, the same kind the Riv has.

Part 1: