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13978

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

G'day all, Our Alfa Sud models all use sealed rad with the pressure cap on the expansion tank. And the Morris/Austin 1100 we had years ago was the same (a la
Graham&Joan Hilder
May 17
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13977

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

I am adding a coolant expansion/fill tank on the firewall. I will arrive at a pressure cap on it. I need to seal off the standard radiator cap at the
gatesjg2000
May 14
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13976

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

Erik, if you used a higher pressure non-venting cap on the radiator, say 30psi like Stant’s 049-ALL30128, wouldn't the pressure relief default to the cap on
vintage_alfa
May 14
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13975

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

Thanks everyone for your responses! I hope to be on the track with the car in five weeks for the first time in a couple years. One more question. I am
genericwood
May 14
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13974

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

Eric I had two alternators fail a few years back . After the last failure we ran a cooling duct/ hose thru the front parking light directly to the alternator.
Vince Vaccaro
May 12
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13973

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

I forgot to add, I too run a bigger pulley.
Dick Giambra
May 12
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13972

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

My 2 cents: I run the Denso setup from Andy with a large pulley on my Berlina. Doesn't charge at all at idle but kicks in at about 1500 RPM. It has been dead
bombolonistromboli
May 12
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13971

Re: alternator heat shield

I have one of Andy's alternators installed and has been working for the last 15 years no problem. Watch next week at Summit it will go bad. Knock on wood.
Dick Giambra
May 12
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13970

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

Eric I run a Ron Davis radiator very good without fan but we had to form some ductwork in front to direct not air flow through it. I have no issues Sent from
Terry Stahly
May 12
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13969

alternator heat shield

Why not heat shield? 3 wire alternators are internally regulated as well, i.e. Regulator in the case. Have sold a bunch to racers over the years, have not
Andrew Kress
May 12
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13968

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

why not heat shield? in any case, any modern 3 wire alternator will have regulator in the case as well,so does not seem that will solve your problem. fwiw, i
Andrew Kress
May 12
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13967

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

Same for me the Denso has been bullet proof, but the builder here epoxied components in the Two he built for me. (Ron Davis owner of M&D Elect Motor and
alfar72003
May 12
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13966

Re: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

I use an alternator from the company "race proven". typical denso small castings, but the guts are all reinforced for race use. After going through 3 of the
Kevin Corrigan
May 12
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13965

SV: [Alfa Racing]: Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

Hi all.. 2): depends on the racetrack and the straights/bends relation. 1): I have the alt. at the rear of the drive skaft. Require a good batteri.. Claus Rohr
Claus Rohr
May 12
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13964

Alternator Heat Protection and Electric Fan

It's been really quiet here lately! Here are two topics where I would appreciate the wisdom of the group. 1) I am running a one-wire alternator with a
genericwood
May 11
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