Originally posted by Bigg Redd
I have a Delco12Si 94 amp alternator and it gets real hot to the touch after ideling for a few minutes, with nothing on except the car running.
Don't worry about the heat... that's how the single wire alternators run... I asked the same question about my '95 GMC after I bought it and that's what a couple of mechanics and a dealership told me. Never had a problem with it yet and it still gets pretty warm.