Ford Muscle Cars Tech Forum banner
1 - 6 of 6 Posts

·
Programmer
Joined
·
856 Posts
I'm not quite sure a bigger altenator is required. I guess it depends on how big of stereo you want to run. I've ran two 200watt RMS amps, a 10" sub and two 200watt 6x9's on my 66 before for quite some time. I never needed a newer altenator or blew mine out...

Chris
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
23 Posts
Discussion Starter · #3 ·
Well I'm sure my current alternator is very old and in need of replacing, I can't have the fan on high and the headlights on together and turn the radio up past half way or the amps cut out and I don't have huge amps in place at the moment.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
629 Posts
In my 69 Cougar I ran an 80amp alternator and never had a problem, got the rebuild kit through J.C. Whitney, don't remeber the price, but it was definatly a quality kit ( unlike some other items bought from them
).
 
1 - 6 of 6 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top