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I'm ready to purchase an altenator. I'll be getting a one wire, chrome job, 100 amps or so. Do I get a GM or a Ford. I have an FE motor in my car and I'll be using the stock alt. brkts.

Thanks, Jeff
 

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If you're going to use stock brackets, get the Ford. Your life will be much easier.
 

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I bought a 1-wire GM alternator and Forte's brackets. It all bolted together just fine. I took the alternator pulley off of the donor alternator and bolted it straight to the GM alternator with no problems. It's a very easy conversion.
 

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Don't want to steel you thread but I'm at the same point. I'll be using a March pully set up and would like to use a one-wire setup. Will the GM alt work with the March setup?
 

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I must be dense, but I just don't understand the infatuation with 1 wire alts. I'm using a 3G from Mr Alternator with only two wires to hook up. Pretty simple if you ask me, and no hocus pocus to get it to charge.
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I vote for the 3G-simple hook up and all Ford.
I have two applications-the roadster and a 93 LX Mustang convertible. I'm happy with them!
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I agree. I use an old style Ford part: Simple, cheap, light weight, low drag, easy to replace. So you have to wire an external regulator, big deal.
 

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Functionality issues aside for the moment, I don't find the external fan setup very appealing either. Chroming them just seems to make them even more ugly.
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Thanks for the thoughts, guys.

Jeff
 
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