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Old 08-19-2006, 11:30 PM
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How to "one-wire" alternator?

I'm going to buy one of those one-wire alternators for my old camaro. 2 questions.... 1) Where do you hook up the one wire from the alternator? to the celenoid? 2) can I remove the voltage old regulator from the car?

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Old 08-20-2006, 12:07 AM
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Just run a 8 gauge wire to the battery make sure to use a fuse link. And yes you can lose the old regulator. The 1 wire alt has a self exciting regulator built in. Just start the engine and tap the gas thats all there is to it! IMHO I think the GM 10si one wire alt is the best all around alt made.
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Old 08-20-2006, 02:20 AM
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Doc here,

Only thing I could add to that is be sure to install a Fuse link on that line..

From the Battery Terminal on the Solenoid, to a fuse link (or maxi Fuse) To the Alternator. And a 10 gauge wire from the Alternator Ground lug back to GROUND near the Starter..It's all good!

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