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    Car electrical help

    I have a car with an alternator that runs off a data buss system so it makes power on the computers request. Is there any way to get around this? If so, what way is the best?



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    Re: Car electrical help

    external regulator




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    Re: Car electrical help

    Quote Originally Posted by mclerico83 View Post
    external regulator
    Are you for sure this will work as in know someone who has done it? And what's a good brand/price I should be looking at? Otherwise it would be pointless to upgrade any audio in my car bc the lights would dim on anything



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    Re: Car electrical help

    yes it works it basically bypasses the car and you set the voltage output

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    you would have to get the alternator and regulator




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    Re: Car electrical help

    Quote Originally Posted by mclerico83 View Post
    yes it works it basically bypasses the car and you set the voltage output

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    you would have to get the alternator and regulator
    I didn't really want to spend a few hundred dollars on a new alternator and external regulator, plus getting it installed. Not the easiest to get to my alternator on my car. Is there any way to add an external regulator to my current alternator?



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    Re: Car electrical help

    Quote Originally Posted by seg_representin View Post
    I didn't really want to spend a few hundred dollars on a new alternator and external regulator, plus getting it installed. Not the easiest to get to my alternator on my car. Is there any way to add an external regulator to my current alternator?
    nope, what car




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    Re: Car electrical help

    Quote Originally Posted by mclerico83 View Post
    nope, what car
    2012 civic si



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    Re: Car electrical help

    any other input?



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    Re: Car electrical help

    thats about your only option there is Tenny,Mechman,Singer,DC Power,Ohio Gen,Excessive Amperage,Iraggi. just have to get ahold of each one an see what they can do for you.



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    Re: Car electrical help

    Ur only option is to get a ho alt with external regulator to bypass the computer ..i just did it on my impala..gona cost around 500 plus install if u cant do it urself...this hobby aint cheap bro




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    Re: Car electrical help

    you gotta pay to play.



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    Re: Car electrical help

    Quote Originally Posted by mclerico83 View Post
    external regulator
    This times 2. my car works the same way. and external is the way to go



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    Re: Car electrical help

    Thanks for the input guys. Looks like I will have to look into pricing on a new alternator for my car



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