Alternator ailments resolved

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Fri Jun 29 14:25:08 EDT 2007

The regulator is mounted on the cold, intake air end bell of the  
alternator, no heat problem with the stock input air shroud in place.  
The Bosch regulator does an optimum job, within the constraints of  
possible poor connections and grounds.


On Jun 29, 2007, at 10:18 AM, Kenneth Keith wrote:

> Or alternator brushes on the voltage regulator, since it is also the
> brush holder in these particular ones, as opposed to other apps or
> conversions that have an external VR and separate brush holder.
> Anyone do the external VR conversion, by the way? Seems like it might
> help to get it away from the hot alt, and also supposedly provides for
> a higher voltage to catch up better than the stock Bosch one.
> Ken
> Kneale Brownson <knealeski at>
>> Voltage regulator brushes on the alternator, Grant.  I guess those  
>> could be called the alternator brushes.
>> Grant Lenahan <glenahan at> wrote:  Regulator brushes?
>> I'm lost. You mena alternator brushes??
>> Grant
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