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Old 07-04-2012, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by ArmyofOne View Post
Have you tried going with a Generator and not an Alternator? I am not entirely sure of the difference, except that I believe the Generator powers only the battery. Pretty sure the alternator "alternates" between providing power to the battery and the truck. Voltage regulator could work better if you installed an in-line capacitor...but there again you might not be shielded from EMP.

Damn, you sound prepared. IMO though, I would have just bought an 85 or so Ram 150 or 250 for $1,000 and called it a day! LOL.
It's called an alternator because it provides alternating current power (AC). Old school generators in cars made DC power.

I would've gotten the older Ram and dropped a 383-400-440 in it and called it a day.

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