How do you install a 1-wire GM alternator?


A 1-wire alternator is remarkable because it doesn't need to be connected to the ignition. It has its own voltage regulator that feeds itself. If you want to install a 1-wire alternator, you simply have to remove the old alternator and connect the new one. You can either connect right to the battery or pass it to a relay.
Q&A Related to "How do you install a 1-wire GM alternator?"
1. Disconnect the negative battery cable at the battery. 2. Mount the alternator to the engine. These alternators were not used in cars so you may need to fabricate a mounting bracket
The number on a GM 1 wire alternator is:
A one wire alternator has one wire that sends electricity to the battery and electrical system. They usually always have an internal regulator.
Here's a really good website I used to convert my 1959 Rambler with a Delco generator to a Delco IR alternator:…. This website is specifically
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How to Install a 1-Wire GM Alternator
Installing a one-wire GM alternator makes the process of adding an alternator to a vehicle originally equipped with a generator very simple. One-wire alternators are also used by people in the performance car field to help make the car lighter as there... More »
Difficulty: Moderately Easy
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