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Re: Alt Reg. Mod from TurboBrick page

> Well surf on over to
> http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/4242/ext-reg.htm
> And check it out.  looks like this mod can be done for $20

The only comment I would have it it seems like it says to use 16 GA wire
for the + output.  Isn't that a little light for 90-120 amps?  Aside from
the overkill typical in my high current applications, what are the DC
ratings for the various AWG's?  Anyone?  VAG seems to think 18-20 GA will
handle just about anything, but we know better.

Oh, yeah, what exactly is a "lazy" alternator, and why does it happen at
moderately high temperatures?  Here in the NE USA late fall/early winter is
the classic charging system failure season - the first good frosts really
find those weak batteries, alternators, etc.  Warm weather never seemed to
be a problem.

Huw Powell

79,80,81,*82*,83,84,85,86,87,88,97 Audi Coupe "GT" (parts is parts!)

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