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 Post subject: W50 Alternator
PostPosted: 08 Nov 2018 12:48 
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I was thinking of replacing my stock alternator on my W50 before heading south to the Bahamas this year just because it looks like it's really old and also one of the mounting bolt holes stripped when I was tightening a new belt tension requiring me to thru bolt for mounting. Made me wonder what else was deteriorating on the inside.

I searched the forum and found lots of info, but I'm looking for exact info...like a link that someone says "buy this one, with these attributes, and connect it like this." Smile

I haven't had any problems with the stock charging capacity since mostly we rely on solar. But, is there a better alternator that I should get that is an easy switch out or should I just go with a "like replacement" to what I have? Where do you find either of these (like replacement or upgrade)?

Would this one on Amazon be the right one for an exact "like" replacement? https://www.amazon.com/ALTERNATOR-FITS- ... B013TCZCD0

I saw another post where this one was mentioned but it was for a W40. Would it work/be better? http://www.hamiltonferris.com/products/ ... egulated/9

I'm looking for simple here, but if it's just as easy to put on a 100 amp... Any thoughts or suggestions? Not really wanting to add extra regulators, different belts, pulleys, temp concerns and all that.

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 Post subject: Re: W50 Alternator
PostPosted: 08 Nov 2018 12:50 
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woops. that was probably supposed to go under engine maintenance. will post it there.

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