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ALT upgrade in pics....pt 2

This is a discussion on ALT upgrade in pics....pt 2 within the External Engine forums, part of the LSx Technical Help Section category; finally got the rest of the cable.......a fuse holder......and a 150 watt fuse to go with the fuse holder and ...

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    ALT upgrade in pics....pt 2

    finally got the rest of the cable.......a fuse holder......and a 150 watt fuse to go with the fuse holder and its just the right size for a 145 amp alt......this was the easiest part of the whole install

    the fuse holder i am using now is not waterproof.....have 1 on the way
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    2 gauge welding cable .....its finely stranded......the biggest tractor supply had
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    i soldered the copper lugs on the wire ends
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    1 wire comes from alt.....1 wire goes to my MSD starter
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    notice i took that red cover off the batt terminal
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    see how puny the stock cable is compared to the welding cable
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    it was staying at 13 since the upgrade......now it stays above 13

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    very nice I did this upgrade of the big 3. I upgraded my wires to #4 and also noticed a difference. i didnt do the fuse but is a great idea.

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    everything i read said to use a fuse.......so i did
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    i also like how if i have a heavy elec load now.............the alt amps up and delivers the extra juice

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