I took my alternator apart. Mr. Bentley says new bearings are mandatory. What do you think? (Carey Lyn - who was that friend liquidating his Bosch stock again?) I did it as an excuse to paint it and use stainless steel hardware to reassemble it. -- Huw Powell http://www.thebook.com/human-speakers '82+many Audi Coupe - where can I get stainless steel body parts?