OEM alternators can be more expensive than aftermarket alternators, and the price disparity causes many businesses to opt for the cheaper option. But you might be getting just that – a cheap option. Why cheap alternators are the wrong choice Aftermarket alternators are sold as less expensive OEM replacements, but they aren’t always good replacements … Continue reading Are OEM Alternators Worth Buying?
Aftermarket News 2021 Lee St *Evanston * IL * 60202 C634 supersedes C620 and C623 C631 supersedes C628 and C627 The C620 (340A) and C623 (290A) 14 volt fire units have been superseded to the C634 (350A). The regulator (A2-128) for the C634 is the same as the superseded units and customers can also reuse … Continue reading Niehoff Aftermarket News – Superseded Part Numbers
LucasElectrik has developed 3 new products for industrial applications that are now available for purchase. Lucas Alternators and Starters are OE to Perkins, JCB, New Holland, Lehman, Sabre Marine to name a few and their product is bullet-proof. Even in the harshest environment and toughest conditions it keeps working when other brands would not. … Continue reading LucasElectrik Product Introduction
The Thermo King B-100 Refrigeration Unit has been installed on many of the Ford Transit Connect vehicles. This refrigeration upgrade allows this van to be used for transporting flowers, fruits, foods, vegetables and baked goods. It is being used by florists, restaurants, catering companies, and other food carrying organizations. When this refrigeration unit is installed … Continue reading Ford Transit Connect Refrigeration Unit
The answer is No! There is a J180 short hinge mount and a J180 long hinge mount. The short hinge is what you would find on Delco alternators and the long hinge is what you would find on Prestolite Leece-Neville alternators. To determine whether you have a Delco short hinge mount or Prestolite Leece-Neville long … Continue reading Are all J180 Hinge Mount Alternators the Same?
These new AVI160T are T-Mount Alternators that replace Ford 3G, 4G, and 6G alternators. They have dual internal fans, pack 230 Amps at 12/14 volts and are temperature rated at 125⁰C. They are E-Coat Corrosion resistant and by-directional. The AVI160T2002-2 fits Ford diesel and gas engines for F-Series, E-Series, 250, 350, Excursion, Explorer, Ranger, Ambulance, … Continue reading Prestolite Leece-Neville AVI160 Ford Replacement Alternators
Alternators are designed to maintain a batteries charge while supplying the vehicle with sufficient power to run all of the various electrical accessories. Alternators are NOT designed to recharge completely discharged batteries. Before installing a new alternator the battery(s) should be tested and fully charged with a “Battery Charger”. Ensuring that your battery(s) are healthy … Continue reading Alternators Are NOT Battery Chargers