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alternater and pulley #159047 Apr 19, 8:14am Apr 19, 8:14am
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alternater and pulley
Ok, i just ordered an AEM pulley. as i understand it, it frees more power but gives less juice to the alternator, right? big pulley, slower spinning, less juice, more hp, small pulley, faster spinning, more juice, less hp. Am i gonna run into problems with my alternator and battery running my system with the pulley on? if so, would it be worth it to get a better alternator?


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Re: alternater and pulley [Re: csheriff] #159048 Apr 19, 9:52am Apr 19, 9:52am
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i have it and you'll be fine...

if you run into problems, buy a bigger battery


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Re: alternater and pulley [Re: VSGTS14] #159049 Apr 19, 10:02am Apr 19, 10:02am
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
i have it and you'll be fine...

if you run into problems, buy a bigger battery
i used to have an optima red top in my old car and kept it. i was gonna put it in the celica awhile a go, back before i was modding it, and it didnt fit in without messing with it, so i sold it. IM SO STUPID. now i have a big stereo that needs the juice and a red painted motor compartment begging for a red battery!


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Re: alternater and pulley [Re: csheriff] #159050 Apr 19, 10:10am Apr 19, 10:10am
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if you have aftermarket stereo equipment, i would get a larger battery with the pulley, you'll need it...

someone on the boards had AEM pulley, stock battery, and big stereo and kept blowing fuses...

the way to fix it is get bigger battery to power it more! wave


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Re: alternater and pulley [Re: VSGTS14] #159051 Apr 19, 1:37pm Apr 19, 1:37pm
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What are some popular car batteries to get, and where to get them?

Re: alternater and pulley [Re: Virgilson] #159052 Apr 19, 1:38pm Apr 19, 1:38pm
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idk...

Optima are good I think
and um...idk...just bigger ones. grin


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Re: alternater and pulley [Re: VSGTS14] #159053 Apr 19, 1:40pm Apr 19, 1:40pm

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i have heard optima are good also... thumbsup

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