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Old 11-04-2005, 02:07 PM
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generator to alternator swap

I am changing a 64 fairlane to an alternator. Can I get a Wiring diagram?

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? are you asking for the normal 60's Ford alternator wiring configuration?
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Doc here,

Tons more info needed...

Is the New alternator a single wire, Or a 3 wire?

Internally excited?

Will it be internally regulated or externally regulated?

Will you be using the idiot lamp on a 3 wire? (won't work on a one wire)

let us know, we can help more..

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generator to alternator swap

I plan to use a late model 80 amp alternator
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I plan to use a late model 80 amp alternator

Doc here,

That doesn't help...

Need to know:

Is the New alternator a single wire, Or a 3 wire?

Internally excited?

Will it be internally regulated or externally regulated?

Will you be using the idiot lamp on a 3 wire? (won't work on a one wire)

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yup, need all the info Doc' asked for

? do you really need 80 amp? If not then I would use a std 30-40 amp, it's alot safer depending on the condition and wire sizes of all the harnesses.
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generator to alternator swap

It will be a 3 wireEXTERNAL REGULATOR,WITH NO IDIOT LAMP,AND i GUESS I`m not surewhat you mean by externally excited. What ever was stock in the late 60`s
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It will be a 3 wireEXTERNAL REGULATOR,WITH NO IDIOT LAMP,AND i GUESS I`m not surewhat you mean by externally excited. What ever was stock in the late 60`s
Doc here,

INTERNALLY excited is when the Alternator has a jumper between the two terminals on the plug, and provides 12 volts to itself, as opposed to 12 volts on one, the monitoring lamp/fuse on the other..




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attached stock Ford general wiring diagram...???....first time try at a "upload", dang! it worked! so here's a second good one for all the wiring
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Doc here,

MY ERROR!

That, and I'm in the midst of reprogramming a new hard drive, (my 250 gig drive died with my data base on it.. )

Sorry about, my bad...I thought we were talking about a GM until I went ALL the way back to the first post in the thread...that was so many posts ago, I lost track...

Red65mustangs Diagram is correct and proper for your vehicle. Use it..

And Thanks ! Red65Mustang For the save...










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