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Hello!

I have a 1972 Mustang and I put in a 460 engine from a 1971 Lincoln. The alternator from the Lincoln has 4 places to connect wires to, they are marked "BAT" and "GRD" then a conector that is marked "FLD" and "STA". The original wiring from my 72 only has three wires and I am not quite sure how to connect this up and I know if I screw it up you can fry the alternator and I don't want to do that at $100. a pop.

Any advice or direction would be greatly appreciated!!!!

Thanks!

Tom
 

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Your car might not have a ground wire in the harness, instead relying on the mounting and case to carry the ground. Hopefully someone else can post with the right color codes. But if not, get out your multimeter, and check for continutity:

FLD=Field (goes to "F" on regulator)
STA=Stator (goes to "S" on regulator)
BAT="Battery" (hot side of solenoid, smaller wire to the "A+" on the regulator). Usually this is a beefier wire.

GND=Self explanitory. Best if grounded to regulator case.
 
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