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Old 05-30-2003, 23:26   #1 (permalink)
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Ef alternator into an EA complete

While changing the head gasket on my EA (many thanx to alex aka the goodz), I decided to have a go at installing an EF alternator I had lying around into my EA (sorry jack ) and i'm very happy with the results! Voltage drops to bout 13.5V while cranking the stereo, compared to 12V with my old alternator. Needed a bit of provoking to get her in (read: grinding) and a custom bracket will need to be fabricated at a later date as the EA one doesn't align properly (a little bit of enginuity was needed to secure it down for now), but overall there were no dramas :)

Oh and as for my car, it doesn't leak water anymore, and the rough idles gone :)
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Good stuff, did you do the MPI?

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Nope, ran out of money coz I had to get the head recoed which set me back $480 :( otherwise we would have given it a go...
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Youll have to change your Sig now Steven
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haha maybe not might haveto take it out soon (NZ knows why)
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What amperage is the new one, and what was the old one?
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Not entirely sure on the new one 85 -110. The old one was 70.
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I reckon we can have a go at making a new bracket, I've been having thoughts on how to do it, so maybe sometime soon we'll get onto that.

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That's not the problem, i'll show you what's wrong next time I see ya
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