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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-24-2007, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
 
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Alternator ?

Will a 93 cougar 3.8l alternator work on a 97 3.8l tbird??
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-24-2007, 04:18 PM
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A 93 has a 1G alternator (MAYBE a 2G) 75 amp with different wiring, a 97 which should have a 3G 130 amp alternator.

While putting a 3G in place of a 1G or 2G is done with rewiring, going with an alternator that is nearly half the rated amps doesn't sound like a good idea.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-24-2007, 05:02 PM Thread Starter
 
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probably not then . thanks for the info.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-24-2007, 11:13 PM
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yeah, if it has the fan on the front, don't use that post 94. the 3g's dont have the fan.

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