The alternator issue occured while I was on the phone with him. He never did get overly excited or anything.
A couple of choice words muttered
.....a pause or two to ponder the options, then I hear....."hold on for a second", and the air grinder fires up.
A few psi later and he was bolting on the Gen V. All in the name of making it work...oh, and power
The calm, rational approach and seamingly non-chalant way he went about it was very reassuring.
So close, now you can almost smell the fluids burning off on initial start-up.
His PCM isn't gonna know what hit it. I suspect it will crying "uncle" shortly after the motor is fired.
Good job, sir, and thanks for sacrificing parts on behalf of the club (like you really did it all for us