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Re: [Mgs] Alternator

To: Paul Root <>
Subject: Re: [Mgs] Alternator
From: Paul Root <>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 17:58:15 -0500
Here's a picture.

The green one is the new one with the stand-off going the wrong way.

Oh, and I tried moving the rear bracket back further, it won't go  
back far enough.

On Oct 4, 2007, at 5:31 PM, Paul Root wrote:

> So the alternator from the local supply store came in finally. It  
> wasn't the cheaper of the
> two choices. That was unavailable. But this was only $90.
> Anyway, I've got two problems.
> 1. I don't have the little key for locking the chuck to the pulley.  
> I don't remember taking one out, of
> either alternator. And I can't find them.
> 2. It won't go on.  The back mount point has a stand off, like the  
> original. Except the original is
> on the inside of the bracket. This one is on the backside of the  
> bracket so it doesn't allow the alternator
> back far enough for the front bracket to meet up with the mount  
> point, and the pivot arm doesn't meet
> up either.
> I've already called Quality Coaches,  Mark has one. I was going to  
> get as a spare. I can get some keys
> for the chuck while I'm at it. I was going to get the second one  
> from him anyway, to have a spare. But
> I thought this would be quicker, since getting to South MPLS is a  
> bit of a pain with the 35W bridge out.
> Can I hack saw the stand-off off? Or is that structural in some way.
> Paul Root
> 77 MGB
> 99 OBS

Paul Root
77 MGB
99 OBS

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