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Wd-45 charging system

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08-10-2012 13:29:06

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To convert to a 12volt alternator, is only one wire needed? Thanks

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Fife Lake Fritz

08-12-2012 18:16:52

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 Re: Wd-45 charging system in reply to DKIES, 08-10-2012 13:29:06  
I"m also doing a conversion to 12 volt on my wd45. I picked up a fairly new rebuilt alternator at the autowreckers for 30 bucks.It came off a 96 cavalier. I also took the bracket and modified it a bit, to fit. I wouldn"t mind comparing notes with you to see if I am missing something. Two heads our better then one. I have a couple concerns regarding going to a 12 volt coil and if a resistor is required? And I"m not sure if my little idot light is enough resistance.

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08-12-2012 06:53:09

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 Re: Wd-45 charging system in reply to DKIES, 08-10-2012 13:29:06  
alternator- coil, 12 volt alternator 10si

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08-10-2012 14:02:33

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 Re: Wd-45 charging system in reply to DKIES, 08-10-2012 13:29:06  
Depends on the alternator. Me I always use the 3 wire set up since it is #1 cheaper to install and I can buy them with a life time warranty and there is only really 2 wires used since the #2 wire on the plug goes right to the big stud on the alternator. Plus the 3 wire charges at a lot lower RPM

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