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Old 01-14-2010, 08:26 PM
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

whats the best alternator upgrade for a 4cyl? thanks
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

Nice write up on this DIY. I've been waiting for my alt to give out.
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

did this last month,i bought an '04 Pilot alternator and i can say its better than my old alternator.
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

i swapped out mine too. its so much easier on a i4
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

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i swapped out mine too. its so much easier on a i4
You can't use a V6 alternator on a 4cyl. The alternator spin different ways.
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

i didn't use a v6 alternator, i went and bought one from napa that was 110 amps
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

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i didn't use a v6 alternator, i went and bought one from napa that was 110 amps
Oh. Did you notice any difference?
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Old 01-15-2010, 08:50 PM
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

a little, mostly that my lights don't dim out anymore when i roll the windows down
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

so whats an ideal upgrade for the I4 alt.??? the 110Amp or is there a more reliable one from another model thats a direct bolt/ lil mod???
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Re: V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

imna do this when my alternator gives out .

anyway to speed that process up some? HAHA
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