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alternator wonder

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by snowgod06, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 [OP] UG legend wannabe

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    so i have out my stereo setup into my taco from my other rig. Since i drive my truck more. Question is whats the output/load rating on our alternators.

    im asking because ive fried 3 alternators in my other rig due to power drain and having my alternator running at 2/3 constant load(im assuming).
    So wondering if my total power from my stereo is 2200w, how much does that make the alternator work? And wondering if i need to perhaps either build one to handle the power load, or do you think i should be ok.
    thanks
     
  2. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Im thinking your maxing out the alt. The out put of the alternator is about 112 amps. or 1344 watts.
     
  3. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:31 PM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 [OP] UG legend wannabe

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    what would you recommend, building a tougher alt, or perhaps buying an aftermarket that could handle the power load. Not to mention my soon to be HID kit, rear lights, and box lights to add to the mix
     
  4. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    no i would get a capacitor and add it to your system
     
  5. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:38 PM
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    snowgod06

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    have had one since day one. Im running a 4 farad, but that still doesnt really affect anything, the alternator still has to work to keep the battery and the cap charged.
     
  6. Oct 16, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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    DanGer

    DanGer Avatar approved by 98tacomav6

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    ah well then i am out of advice
     
  7. Oct 16, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    dexterdog

    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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