Thread: Alternator Mods
View Single Post
Old 06-14-2009, 07:04 PM   #41 (permalink)
EcoModding Lurker
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: brum
Posts: 2
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by ShadeTreeMech View Post

If you want to reduce the alternator load, put in a bunch of solar panels on the roof and dashboard.
yeh, rip out the sunroof and fit a 30w panel, and run the alternator at 1/2 speed (and a fraction of the belt tension too).
i ran without the belt on too, during some sunny spells last summer

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	35242.JPG
Views:	147
Size:	105.2 KB
ID:	3703   Click image for larger version

Name:	35243.JPG
Views:	89
Size:	110.2 KB
ID:	3704  
  Reply With Quote