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Old 09-29-2013, 03:35 PM   #1
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I need a new alt.

Well me alt in my Zetec is going to be going out soon. I wanted to know whats a good H.O. Alt for my car I have a med size system in my focus. And I take it down the quarter some times and I have toms tune where under WOT it shuts the Alt off.

So to sum it up just want to know a good long lasting aftermarket H.O. Alt please and thank you.


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Old 09-29-2013, 06:35 PM   #2
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Good timing on this topic cause I need a new altinator too.. Just got a new one from autozone and it was bad.. I was MAD as soon as I turn my car on battery light came on
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Old 09-29-2013, 08:30 PM   #3
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How much power are you running for your stereo?

This will help in choosing an alternator.
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Old 09-29-2013, 09:14 PM   #4
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750 rms maybe in the next few months 1500 rms.
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:52 AM   #5
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I am interested in this as well. I might be needing a new alt as well soon.
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I wouldn't waste your money on an HO alternator for 750 watts rms.

I wound recommend Singer alts or DC alts.
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This is another part you should stick with OEM on...... The HO alternator from DB doesnt work and Im sending mine back, voltage is controlled by the PCM dont bother stick with OEM!
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I know its controlled by the pcm but I can have tom change it for me. But if everyone is saying stay oem then get ford or is there a good aftermarket alt out there I can run?
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I know its controlled by the pcm but I can have tom change it for me. But if everyone is saying stay oem then get ford or is there a good aftermarket alt out there I can run?
There are some good reliable HO alternators but they are very pricey and running that low of power you would be wasting alot of money on an HO alternator.

DC alts and Singer alts is what I recommend.

DC 180 amp is $450
DC 270 amp is $630
DC 370 amp is $900
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do not get db electrical i went through two and neither functioned properly, i ended up with a mechman alternator with external voltage regulator and it is awesome!!i hsve my voltage set to 14.6 to give the amplifiers a little more boost. but u do get a cel and the battery light comes on but i have the bulbs for both of those removed lol
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