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Old 01-26-2009, 11:42 PM   #35 (permalink)
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I have a 75 Amp alternator. If I currently EOC 30% of the time, with lights, ecm, and radio on, draw must be like 40A or less since I've never had a charging issue. I'm curious as to how much exactly it draws, though. Time to find an ammeter that can handle 60+Amps, or try a few fusible links.
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