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Old 01-06-2006, 03:16 AM   #1
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finally no volt drop to 1/4 at stops & idle *dances*

hell everything is better with this thing, no dimming, even the sound system sounds better, much more bass (factory performance sound system of course with a 2000 g-am headunit)

*tim taylor grunt* MORE POWER!
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im betting that the Cad had the 140 amp.....its a great upgrade
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Did the fan look different? Thin piece of sheetmetal backing with a black plastic fan with blades pointing back towards the face of the alt? If so, it'* a 140. My 95 came with one, and the 160 I have on the 93 was built from one.
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Did the fan look different? Thin piece of sheetmetal backing with a black plastic fan with blades pointing back towards the face of the alt? If so, it'* a 140. My 95 came with one, and the 160 I have on the 93 was built from one.
here is my 140
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piece of metal on a metal fan not plastic. ill get some pics of it soon
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here is my 140
You really have MSD stickers on stock coils?
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here is my 140
You really have MSD stickers on stock coils?
and stock Spark plug wires that are what 15 years+ old
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You really have MSD stickers on stock coils?
Come on that'* like 35 hp.
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but who cares the alt I stole off the SSEi is SO much better than the stock ones that came with L27s.
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finally no volt drop to 1/4 at stops & idle *dances*
It'* interesting to note that there is an RPM cutoff speed for the alternator field in the PCM.

In my case with an XP cam and stock idle speed I would sometimes drop down through the alternator cutoff speed of 700 RPM when the engine was hot, kinda dims the lights a bit

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