New alternator/New voltage regulator

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I’m putting a new alternator on my old 40. It has a separate voltage regulator.
Is it necessary to change the VR?

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The voltage regulator is only 41 years old. Do they wear out over time?
If it passes the multi meter test, does that mean it’s in good shape regardless of age?




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It's a very simple mechanism. The contacts can corrode and pit over time. Some people disassemble and clean them up. Some people buy a new one.
 

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they do have moving parts inside , and do age and time wear and tear ......


you would not be wise to install a new alternator and Roll the TEq Dice on a 41 year old electrical part , that regulates the alternator voltage etc......


ask your self this question , then you have already answered you own question , if your questioning it being 41 years old ..
 

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I’m putting a new alternator on my old 40. It has a separate voltage regulator.
Is it necessary to change the VR?

thanks



devo


this is CLASSIC TECH. Bob i would take the time to digest this real as it gets video tutorial , before you potentially maybe make a poor choice .......

hope this helps


matt


 

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