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I was just reading about one-wire alternators.

I'm curious, what regulates the output voltage on this type of alt? Does this one-wire alt have a built-in voltage regulator? If so, can you do away with the original one?
 
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one wire alts do have the internal regulator, and you could do away with the external voltag regulator. I believe that BillGear has done this conversion to his ride, but i think that he ran across an electrical problem

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It does have a reg. inside and yes you can get rid of the old one.
Mustangs plus sells a one wire set up that goes on the back of the
regular Ford alt. I have it on a few of our cars and I like it a lot.

http://home.earthlink.net/~myradpc/_uimages/turn3.JPG
Turn 5 @ Laguna Seca----Turn 10 @ Sears Point
http://home.earthlink.net/~myradpc/_uimages/turn9.JPG
 
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Hey! Why is this a coupe in one picture and a fastback in the other? Just kidding... Is this setup a new winding or just something that jumps the wires together and eliminates the regulator. JC Witless sells conversion kits and 100amp one-wire alternators, but their catalog description looks like they are for GM products...

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It does look a little like a fastback in some photos. The 1 wire
deal bolts to the back of your Ford alt. It is a little reg. (modern
tech. is some neat stuff) that takes place of the old one. It just
takes a few min. to install and they work good.

http://home.earthlink.net/~myradpc/_uimages/1wire.JPG
One wire set up----Turn 10 @ Sears Point
http://home.earthlink.net/~myradpc/_uimages/turn9.JPG
 
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