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Re: Alternator and MGA

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Subject: Re: Alternator and MGA
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Mon, 3 May 1999 20:41:17 -0700
I did this when my generator died, but I was already converted to 
negative ground. That would be the first step. I also went to great 
lengths to avoid a Lucas alternator, but in hindsight I am not sure that 
was worthwhile. British Automotive has an article detailing the process 
on its website, at:

He sells a kit including a Lucas alternator. Lots of other great tech 
info on this site, as well.

Sam Perera had this to say:

>If I wanted to add an alternator instead of the
>Generator, is there any advantages ? If so, is this a
>difficult process. Any explnanation helpful.
>1960 MGA Roadster,
>1958 MGA Coupe (needs restoration)
>Sam Perera,
>Houston, USA


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
Runs great, 
looks particularly bad since some SUV clown backed into it.
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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