Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 15:32:01 +1200
From: Richard Sutherland-Smith <richard.ssnospamr.net.nz>
Subject: Re: Engine rebuild on an '85 900 SPG


> Jeremy <jerem43nospamnet> writes: >>Hello all, >>Its been a while for me. I am rebuilding an engine for my 1986 900 T. >>The engine is out of an '85 SPG, and is in pretty good shape for its age >>(70k mi). I am looking for a larger alternator than the 100 amp thatis >>on it. DOes any one lnow where I can locate one for the older 900s? > I suspect you can put in a different alternator but the problem may be the > drive for it. I think the 84 up 900's use the two-belt setup (my 83's and > older all have single-belt drive for the alternator), but is that the same > with all the later alternators? Maybe you can get a generic one that's about > the right physical size and the right output capacity and get a pulley that > suits the arrangement with the existing alternator? > Craig. 1993s had twin belts. -- Richard Sutherland-Smith 19 Webb Road, Wanganui 4500, NZ

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