Installing alt on passenger side

olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

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Oct 14, 2008
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Melville,Saskatchewan
No rubber boot on this alt. I contacted the company about the bolt/lever issue. Just waiting until tomorrow for a reply. @olds307, what do you mean reclock? I have to do something to the alt now for being in a new position?
Split the alternator in half, move the stud to a better position. I added longer bolts and used nuts as spacers to run the longer closed impeller A/C water pump with non A/C passenger side alt brackets. I have to move it out 1.5 grooves out to work properly.
 
TURNA

TURNA

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If you do not know how to reclock the alt DONT!!!!!!!

Just bring it to a rebuilder. Most will do it for free
 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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If you do not know how to reclock the alt DONT!!!!!!!

Just bring it to a rebuilder. Most will do it for free
Ive never clocked or adjusted the alternator. All i know is that the power post will hit the valve cover as of right now. I will wait and see what happens when i shim the alternator. Might be maybe an inch away from the valve cover after i shim it. By the looks of that dirty plug, i wonder if thats why the voltage needle kept jumping because of bad connection....i bought a new plug. This car is always making it tough on me 😂😂
 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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May 18, 2018
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Ive never clocked or adjusted the alternator. All i know is that the power post will hit the valve cover as of right now. I will wait and see what happens when i shim the alternator. Might be maybe an inch away from the valve cover after i shim it. By the looks of that dirty plug, i wonder if thats why the voltage needle kept jumping because of bad connection....i bought a new plug. This car is always making it tough on me 😂😂
If you do not know how to reclock the alt DONT!!!!!!!

Just bring it to a rebuilder. Most will do it for free
So.....will i need to do anything just because i moved the alternator or is the "clocking" only if i need to rotate that post to a different spot
 
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TURNA

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Bri guy

Bri guy

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Wow. Thats way more detailed than the video i seen.
 
olds307 and 403

olds307 and 403

Geezer
Oct 14, 2008
6,001
113
Melville,Saskatchewan
As you can see, reclocking is easy as long as the brushes stay in place. One thing that bothers me is all these replacement alternators are based on the 10si cases. He swapped a better cooling 12si alternator for a 10SI case with a 12si fan. Like a 850 Holley and RPM intake dumping fuel in and exiting through crappy exhaust manifolds, crossover and single exhaust on your 403. I have burnt out a few of those high amp 10si chrome alternators, just not designed to handle more than 80 amps.
 
Bri guy

Bri guy

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Im wondering if i need to upgrade the alternator as well since i added the electric fan and mini starter
 
TURNA

TURNA

Rocket Powered Basset Hound
Jul 24, 2009
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Socialist NY
Get yours to fit first

one thing at a time
 

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