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    How reliable are DC power alternators?

    I have a 320 amp spx-i
    Anyone have it for over 5 years with no problems?
    Anyone have problems?







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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    I've had mine for about 50,000 miles on my 07 Honda Pilot. Been going strong for over 3 years.



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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    Had mine for about 4 years about 70-75,000 miles many large wattage systems 0 issues.



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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    Quote Originally Posted by dbeez View Post
    Had mine for about 4 years about 70-75,000 miles many large wattage systems 0 issues.

    Great to hear! Just wanted to see how long mine will last. Got plenty or more millage to put on it!




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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    Got several DC alts on my team and all are daily drivers. 6-8 of them are 4+ years old, and the rest are 2-3. NEVER had an issue with any of them.

    Reliability is VERY good on them and CS should be improving with Dave running things now...




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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    I've only had mine for a couple months but have had no problems.



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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    Still waiting on mine. I ordered it number of months ago and they just sent it out a few days ago. Their CS still needs some work IMO. I ordered it back in early September, and received no notification or update to the status of my order. Even after e-mailing them I received nothing with the exception of the e-mail stating that they received my e-mail and have assigned a number to it. I finally wrote them a nasty gram last week. Thankfully I got a reply; it stated that the reason it has taken so long was that they ran out of parts to build my alt and had to wait for more to come in. I'm pretty patient, but WTF? almost 5 months with no updates or courtesy e-mails?

    I hope the wait pays off. By the looks of the other posts I'm suspecting it will.

    Gonna need it when I hook up my air compressor or trail welder.




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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    customer service isn't terrible, they dont treat customers bad, they just **** at answering e-mails and being able to get a hold of them. products are good. have and my XP for about 2 years charges at up to 15.3 sometimes.



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    Re: How reliable are DC power alternators?

    I always call and 75% of the time I get an answer. Just waited about 3 months for a 270xp for a Honda. Imports are the worst, hit or miss on getting them fast. GM/Ford they do a LOT of for fleet vehicles/other contracts so those usually take 1-2 weeks.




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