[Vwdiesel] heavy-duty alternator for on-board genset ??

Ron Schroeder rjs at bnl.gov
Thu Jul 14 12:55:57 EDT 2005

Vwdiesel Digest, Vol 21, Issue 16Hi Rolf,

What are you trying to do? Can't you just use a high output alternator?  It's own regulator will control it for light loads.  Or are you looking for AC generation?


  Message: 6 
  Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2005 10:01:11 -0400 
  From: rOLf peCHUkas <rbp at 4u2bu.org> 
  Subject: [Vwdiesel] heavy-duty alternator for on-board genset ?? 
  hey all 
  I'm wondering if anybody makes an alternator that operates in 2 modes - 
  standard output for regular driving, and high output for off-the-road 
  high-idle power generation 
  anyone ever heard of such a thing? 
  ideally, it would be small enough to fit where my factory alternator 
  goes (there's a good amount of extra room there - it could be quite a 
  bit larger than stock alt) and have some kind of internal mechanism 
  that would engage the heavy coils - clunk - maybe solenoid-actuated 
  like a starter, but preferably electrical so it could be a switch on 
  the dash... 
  if no, is anybody generating power on-board using anything other than 
  the stock alternator? 
  thanks for anything anyone can tell me 

  Veggie Eurovan Still Away-From-Home In-a-Driveway Waiting for Cylinder 
  Head Rebuild, Maybe Today **************** 

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