SV: Alternator / Dynamo

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Bo Strander

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<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">No,
this is not the high torque starter (which I have been using in <span class="GramE">both the</span> TR-4 as well as the <span class="SpellE">Amphi</span>
and my Formula Ford).<o:p></o:p></span></font>
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is item produces volts and watts – <span class="SpellE">i.e</span>
alternator/ generator/ …….<o:p></o:p></span></font>
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<span style="font-weight:bold">Fr?n:</span> amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com</span></font></span><font size="2" face="Tahoma"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma">
[mailto:amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.<span class="GramE">com]</span> <span style="font-weight:bold">F?r </span>Mike Israel

<span style="font-weight:bold">Skickat:</span> den 26 september 2007
17:29

<span style="font-weight:bold">Till:</span>
amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com

<span style="font-weight:bold">?mne:</span> Re: [amphicar-lovers]
Alternator / Dynamo</span></font>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><font size="3" face="Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:12.0pt">I think you are talking
about gear reduction starters<span class="GramE">. I</span> have one on
myAmphi and, after seeing it, Dave and others have put them on their own
cars. Much more reliable, draws less current, etc. Just bolts right
on, no modifications needed.<o:p></o:p></span></font>


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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><font size="3" face="Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span class="GramE">http://hometown.</span><wbr>aol.<span class="GramE">com/martingf<wbr>/britishstarters<wbr>.</span>html<o:p></o:p></span></font>


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Bo Strander

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<font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:Arial;color:navy;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">David,<o:p></o:p></span></font>
<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">I
didn’t have any problem with the space on my <span class="SpellE">Ampi</span>
when I fitted the high <span class="SpellE">torgue</span> starter, and it is
super!<o:p></o:p></span></font>
<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB">About
the alternator: Yes it is costly. According to the ad somewhere in the region
of 350-400 <span class="SpellE">USdollars</span>, but for those that love the
original look and also want the benefit of a modern alternator it might be the
right thing.<o:p></o:p></span></font>
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color:navy;font-weight:bold;mso-bidi-font-weight:normal;mso-no-proof:yes">Med
v?nliga h?lsningar /Best regards<o:p></o:p></span></font>[/b]
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Strander<o:p></o:p></span></font>[/b]
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OPTIK AB<o:p></o:p></span></font>[/b]

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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><span class="GramE"><font size="2" face="Tahoma"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma">----<span class="SpellE">-Ursprungligt</span> meddelande-----

<span style="font-weight:bold">Fr?n:</span>
amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com</span></font></span><font size="2" face="Tahoma"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma">
[mailto:amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.<span class="GramE">com]</span> <span style="font-weight:bold">F?r </span>David Chapman

<span style="font-weight:bold">Skickat:</span> den 26 september 2007
16:30

<span style="font-weight:bold">Till:</span>
amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com

<span style="font-weight:bold">?mne:</span> Re: [amphicar-lovers]
Alternator / Dynamo</span></font>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">> A week ago I bought an german
magazine for historic cars and found an ad about rebuild standard Lucas C-40
dynamos with an up to date alternator internally, complete with all > the
electronics hidden in the old shell.

<span class="GramE">> I have never heard of this before. </span>Anybody out
there with any experience of this alternator? </span></font><o:p></o:p>


<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">Hello Bo, </span></font><o:p></o:p>


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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><span class="GramE"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">Yes I've seen them
on other old English cars but not on Triumph. I remember they are very
expensive.Because Triumph fitted an alternator from 1967 most owners go
that route. </span></font></span><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">I know originally Amphicar had a
dynamo (what the Americans call a generator) but then it also hada
strange large oil filter as original fit that I've never seen that on any
in-use car or available new. The Triumph/Lucas ACR alternator looks and
fits perfectly on Amphicar although it does need the small mount bracket from a
later Triumph. </span></font><o:p></o:p>


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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">You do need to be careful with the
fanbelt, many of the modern sort with a <span class="GramE">ribbed</span> back
seem to screech at high revs unless overtightened - if you can find one use the
old type. </span></font><o:p></o:p>


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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:65.2pt"><span class="GramE"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">You might also
seea new type of starter motor, it spins faster, and uses less power. A
few Triumph people I know have fitted them, they make the "starting
sound" totally different as they are pre-engaged. </span></font></span><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial">I haven't
tried but I'm 90 percent sure they wouldn't work on Amphicar as they are a bit
bigger and I think there would not be enough clearance. </span></font><o:p></o:p>


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glennyrosa@comcast.net

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That's a lot of money for the right thing. I like the 'right thing' look. Does
this mod come with the pos ground? May be a way to have ac current and keep the
pos ground and look original. I prefer generators anyway. Work good. Last a
long time. Who needs to know?


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From: "Bo Strander" <bs@akoptik.se>
> David,
> I didn?t have any problem with the space on my Ampi when I fitted the
> high torgue starter, and it is super!
> About the alternator: Yes it is costly. According to the ad somewhere in
> the region of 350-400 USdollars, but for those that love the original
> look and also want the benefit of a modern alternator it might be the
> right thing.
>
> Med v?nliga h?lsningar /Best regards
> Bo Strander
> AK OPTIK AB
>
> -----Ursprungligt meddelande-----
> Fr?n: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
> [mailto:amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com] F?r David Chapman
> Skickat: den 26 september 2007 16:30
> Till: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com
> ?mne: Re: [amphicar-lovers] Alternator / Dynamo
>
> > A week ago I bought an german magazine for historic cars and found an
> ad about rebuild standard Lucas C-40 dynamos with an up to date
> alternator internally, complete with all > the electronics hidden in the
> old shell.
> > I have never heard of this before. Anybody out there with any
> experience of this alternator?
> Hello Bo,
>
> Yes I've seen them on other old English cars but not on Triumph. I
> remember they are very expensive. Because Triumph fitted an alternator
> from 1967 most owners go that route. I know originally Amphicar had a
> dynamo (what the Americans call a generator) but then it also had a
> strange large oil filter as original fit that I've never seen that on
> any in-use car or available new. The Triumph/Lucas ACR alternator looks
> and fits perfectly on Amphicar although it does need the small mount
> bracket from a later Triumph.
>
> You do need to be careful with the fanbelt, many of the modern sort with
> a ribbed back seem to screech at high revs unless overtightened - if you
> can find one use the old type.
>
> You might also see a new type of starter motor, it spins faster, and
> uses less power. A few Triumph people I know have fitted them, they make
> the "starting sound" totally different as they are pre-engaged. I
> haven't tried but I'm 90 percent sure they wouldn't work on Amphicar as
> they are a bit bigger and I think there would not be enough clearance.
>
> David C
>
>
>

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<tt>From: "Bo Strander" bs@akoptik.se

To: amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com

Subject: SV: [amphicar-lovers] Alternator / Dynamo

Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2007 19:58:44 +0000</tt>
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<font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;">David,<o></o></span></font>
<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;">I
didn’t have any problem with the space on my <span class="SpellE">Ampi</span>
when I fitted the high <span class="SpellE">torgue</span> starter, and it is
super!<o></o></span></font>
<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;">About
the alternator: Yes it is costly. According to the ad somewhere in the region
of 350-400 <span class="SpellE">USdollars</span>, but for those that love the
original look and also want the benefit of a modern alternator it might be the
right thing.<o></o></span></font>
<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" color="navy" face="Arial"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;"><o></o></span></font>

<p class="MsoAutoSig"><font size="3" color="navy" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;font-weight:bold;">Med
v?nliga h?lsningar /Best regards<o></o></span></font>

<p class="MsoAutoSig"><font size="3" color="navy" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;font-weight:bold;">Bo
Strander<o></o></span></font>

<p class="MsoAutoSig"><font size="3" color="navy" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Arial;color:navy;font-weight:bold;">AK
OPTIK AB<o></o></span></font>


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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="GramE"><font size="2" face="Tahoma"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;">----<span class="SpellE">-Ursprungligt</span> meddelande--<wbr>---

<span style="font-weight:bold;">Fr?n:</span>
amphicar-lovers@<wbr>yahoogroups.<wbr>com</span></font></span><font size="2" face="Tahoma"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Tahoma;">
[mailto:amphicar-<wbr>lovers@yahoogrou<wbr>ps.<span class="GramE">com]</span> <span style="font-weight:bold;">F?r </span>David Chapman

<span style="font-weight:bold;">Skickat:</span> den 26 september 2007
16:30

<span style="font-weight:bold;">Till:</span>
amphicar-lovers@<wbr>yahoogroups.<wbr>com

<span style="font-weight:bold;">?mne:</span> Re: [amphicar-lovers]
Alternator / Dynamo</span></font>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">> A week ago I bought an german
magazine for historic cars and found an ad about rebuild standard Lucas C-40
dynamos with an up to date alternator internally, complete with all > the
electronics hidden in the old shell.

<span class="GramE">> I have never heard of this before. </span>Anybody out
there with any experience of this alternator? </span></font><o></o>


<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">Hello Bo, </span></font><o></o>


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<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="GramE"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">Yes I've seen them
on other old English cars but not on Triumph. I remember they are very
expensive.Because Triumph fitted an alternator from 1967 most owners go
that route. </span></font></span><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">I know originally Amphicar had a
dynamo (what the Americans call a generator) but then it also hada
strange large oil filter as original fit that I've never seen that on any
in-use car or available new. The Triumph/Lucas ACR alternator looks and
fits perfectly on Amphicar although it does need the small mount bracket from a
later Triumph. </span></font><o></o>


<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="3" face="Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;"><o></o></span></font>


<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">You do need to be careful with the
fanbelt, many of the modern sort with a <span class="GramE">ribbed</span> back
seem to screech at high revs unless overtightened - if you can find one use the
old type. </span></font><o></o>


<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="3" face="Times New Roman"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;"><o></o></span></font>


<p class="MsoNormal"><span class="GramE"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">You might also
seea new type of starter motor, it spins faster, and uses less power. A
few Triumph people I know have fitted them, they make the "starting
sound" totally different as they are pre-engaged. </span></font></span><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">I haven't
tried but I'm 90 percent sure they wouldn't work on Amphicar as they are a bit
bigger and I think there would not be enough clearance. </span></font><o></o>


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<p class="MsoNormal"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:Arial;">David C</span></font><o></o>


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