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: Alternator question......

10-20-2004, 03:01 PM
O.k. I know a few of us had problems with lights dimming when audio systems were upgraded......I'm onne of them but the reason for starting this thread is...What (and if) we can turn up the amps on a stock alternator?...been wondering if we can cause in my case I think I'm just over the max......Any ideas are welcome....Oh yeah XD rules!!!!! :imnotwort :halm:

10-20-2004, 04:29 PM
You cannot just "turn up" the current flow out of an alternator. Having an alternator re wound is one option. Upgrading your grounding, installing capacitors, using high quality amps that dont draw as much power. Class D subwoofer amps draw less current.