V6 Alternator Upgrade DIY W/ pics

Discussion in 'DIY - Do It Yourself Forum' started by nixed007, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Namboyz

    Namboyz Well-Known Member

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    whats the best alternator upgrade for a 4cyl? thanks
     
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    Nice write up on this DIY. I've been waiting for my alt to give out.
     
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    did this last month,i bought an '04 Pilot alternator and i can say its better than my old alternator.
     
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    i swapped out mine too. its so much easier on a i4
     
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    You can't use a V6 alternator on a 4cyl. The alternator spin different ways.
     
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    i didn't use a v6 alternator, i went and bought one from napa that was 110 amps
     
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    Oh. Did you notice any difference?
     
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    a little, mostly that my lights don't dim out anymore when i roll the windows down
     
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    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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    imna do this when my alternator gives out :).

    anyway to speed that process up some? HAHA
     

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