Thread: Alternator Mods
View Single Post
Old 07-17-2009, 04:23 PM   #53 (permalink)
Daox
Administrator
 
Daox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Germantown, WI
Posts: 11,165

CM400E - '81 Honda CM400E
90 day: 51.49 mpg (US)

Daox's Grey Prius - '04 Toyota Prius
Team Toyota
90 day: 49.53 mpg (US)

Daox's Insight - '00 Honda Insight
90 day: 64.33 mpg (US)

Swarthy - '14 Mitsubishi Mirage DE
Mitsubishi
90 day: 56.69 mpg (US)
Thanks: 2,464
Thanked 2,535 Times in 1,529 Posts
Well, copper has a much higher melting point than aluminum (1,984F vs 1,220F), and turbos use aluminum housings. I think we'd be ok. I'd be more concerned about the resins inside that hold the windings together.
__________________
Current project: A better alternator delete
  Reply With Quote