Can a stock alternator be replaced with a Ho Alt?
Replacing your stock alternator with an “HO alt” may seem like an expensive solution, but if you’ve invested in a sound system that draws this much power, you shouldn’t mind solving this problem of supply and demand by increasing the supply of power.
How big of an alternator do you need for a car?
Most stock alternators are in the 80-120 ampere range and can only supply about 40% to 50% of that for non-automotive uses like amplifiers. A 250 or 300 ampere aftermarket high output alternator should provide enough power for all your car’s systems and your high-powered stereo too.
What can I use to clean an EGR valve?
This is a home experiment and an unbiased use of JLM Diesel Air Intake & EGR Cleaner. Similar products are available. This product is designed to dissolve carbon deposits, gum and varnish build up. It should restore air flow to the engine thus improving power and acceleration while reducing exhaust smoke.
How to replace the alternator in a Geo Metro?
How to Replace the Alternator in a Geo Metro. The alternator in a Geo Metro operates various accessories in the vehicle by transmitting an electrical current while the engine is running. The alternator assembly frequently includes a voltage regulator that maintains a constant voltage level.
How can I get an alternator out of my car?
With the belt pulled off of the alternator pulley and the wires disconnected, the alternator should come out freely. You may need to wiggle the alternator around some things in order to remove it. Keep track of how you worm the alternator out of the engine bay to help squeeze the new one in. Compare the new alternator to the old one.
How do you change the alternator in a Mitsubishi?
Remove the two bolts from the alternator bracket using a ratchet and socket. Then remove the bracket. Unscrew the remaining alternator large mounting bolt, working from under the vehicle, using the ratchet and socket. Then remove the alternator from the engine compartment.
What kind of alternator does a Mitsubishi Galant need?
Determine which alternator your Mitsubishi Galant will need. You’ll want to be sure the new alternator is compatible with your Galant’s engine. Models made from 1969 to 1973 will have a 1.3 L or 1.5 L engine, 1973 to 1975 models have a 1.6 L engine and models made from 1976 to 1983 may have a 1.6 L, 1.85 L, 2.0 L or 2.6 L engine.