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Old 02-01-2010
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Alternator

i just got 7 new hellas mounted on my 98 xlt and was woundering if i should upgrade my alternator.... if so which should i swap to?

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I am curious about this as well. I think I definitely need one, though. I am adding Hellas to a truck that already has a 1500W sound system in it. I'm wondering what brand to get, since I have never bought anything but OE alternators before.
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If your looking for an aftermarket alternator with more amperage, check out 3G. They are made by motorcraft and come in higher outputs from 130 up to 200 amps. I have a 200 amp alternator in my truck by them that I really like. I added it when I put a stereo system and electric fan in my truck. Works great, just required some wiring and I used an overdrive pulley on mine to provide enough amperage at idle for my electric fan.
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