[Vwdiesel] Alternators --- ( so you need more amp's ??? )

Harmon Seaver hseaver at cybershamanix.com
Mon Feb 2 15:41:01 EST 2004

On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 02:06:42PM -0500, Weasel wrote:
> I did find a problem with my idea though.  According to what I can figure
> out on ETKA, the AC pulley runs in the opposite direction of the alternator
> ( smooth side of the belt turns it ).  I thought alternators were supposed
> to spin in one direction only.  At least I found that there was a 120 amp
> available.  If I had the money  I'd get it, but I am poor and want to play.

    Off-hand, I can't think of any reason it would matter which way an
alternator turned. Except perhaps if brushes were worn a lot in one direction. 

Harmon Seaver	

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