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Old 01-30-2010, 11:40 PM
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Does anyone know if they have a dual alternator setup for the 5.7 Hemi motor. Either Stock or after market? I will be installing a large system hopefully here soon and would like the setup to look as factory as possible.

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You also could look into getting your alternator rewound for a higher ampacity. Or see If you can just buy one already done. Also when putting in large systems a capacitor is a great investment, it saves on headaches later.

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Yes, I'm just really looking for the brackets to mount the 2 alternators and maybe some belt info. The alternators I'm going to be using are 2 custom 280 amp maybe for me by ihio generator. And I will be using a capacitor as well.
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make sure your system is going to need that much ampage, just like sparky said a capacitor will save you alot of time and money
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Two alternators are really not as good as it sounds...Its more of a headache to try to make such a setup, than going out and buying a HC alternator and Capacitors that can handle the power from your stereo system...Not to mention the loss of engine power, etc. because of the extra load from the alternator and belt design....
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What are you doing with a constant requirement of 500+ amps of 12Vdc power? I would think trying to balance such a system on one battery would be a nightmare so I assume you would be using dual batteries. Have you considered an auxiliary generator (self powered) instead?
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I will not be just on one battery. I thinking of running 8 Fi BTL's in the bed and doing a blow threw.
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I will not be just on one battery. I thinking of running 8 Fi BTL's in the bed and doing a blow threw.
That should shake things up.
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WHAT?? I can't hear you over all that noise.
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