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Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by Jumpsuit_FJ60, Aug 11, 2005.

  1. Jumpsuit_FJ60

    Jumpsuit_FJ60

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    hey guys im new to this site i jsut signed up but i ahve had my landcruiser for about 2 years. i am in the central texas area (Waco) i was wondering if i am alone in this area???? ne1 in dallas or austin???? i a looking into mean green alternators to give my car more power, r there any better suggestions???? any input would help. my exterior lights take all the power..... thnx
     
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    Lone Star LandCruisers is the largest chapter of the Toyota LandCruiser Association: http://www.lslc.org
     
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    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

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    there are 4 TX club forums on the site......scroll down and post !
     
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    Mace rock scientist.. Staff Member s-Moderator

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    I love the extra acceleration that a bigger alternator gives you.

    Plus towing is a breeze now!!!



    :flipoff2:
     
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    shout out from San Antonio here....

    i have a mean green on my 60. it gives me much more power. i don't have any type of dual battery set up etc. hindsight i would now go with a cheaper one, but i have no complaints about its performance.
     
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    Don't listen to Paddy - His alt is the only thing that works on his rig. :D

    And I have to disagree with Mace...the alt may make it go faster/tow better, but it isn't nearly as effective as racing stripes or a snorkel (laughing at myself on that one).
     
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    hey i got a rebuilt alternator put in my baby about 6 months ago after that p.o.s. went out. the new 1 still just doesnt give me enough power for my exterior lights, so confused....what to do.....
     
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    sad but true... :D
     
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    Read that first thread I posted up. Lots of good info there. Clean up your grounds, check your wiring and fusable links, etc...it's a lot of work, but it's basically free and can turn it around.
     
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    Fort Hood representin. Wasssupppp!!!!
     
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    First, I'm not from texas so I'm a bit out of my element on this thread.

    The stock alternator ran everything fine off the show room floor and can run a normal truck fine. I bet all your problems are related to corroded connections and old wires. The threads that Swank attached are the ones to follow.

    Best of luck !!!
     
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    If you are looking for a more powerful alt, try premiere you don't need the welder but it can be added at a later date and you already have the heavy duty alt just waiting to be used with an under the hood arc welder :) :)
     
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    I'm in Round Rock, a little bit north of Austin. I had a local alternator shop rebuild my OEM alternator and rewire for some more juice. Worked out great!
     
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