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Old 08-15-2021, 01:41 AM   #1
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Yes, I did search and I did read quite a few posts on this forum and others about this subject. Got alot of great information and some conflicting tidbits as well. Most posts have been dead and buried for like 10 years and I didn't want to Jesus that shit and bring em back from the dead!


Basicly I just want to confirm what I've read. See if there are any other or new potential options available.



First the Quest 110 and 125 amp alts need some adjusting and pulley swapped out for the most part.


I can't find the post but it was on another forum but I seen some conflicting information about using a 240sx or altima alternator.



This brings me to the main reason I'm even posting about this instead of just using the existing information thats floating around. I'd like to use a nice shiney polished alternator from DC Power Engeineering!



https://www.dcpowerinc.com/products/...altima~le_2-4l


Thats the option they carry for the Altima. Looks like a closer match than the 240 to what mine looks like. But are the plugs the same? If not can I just switch the plug end out from an Altima to my truck? Other thoughts?
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Old 08-17-2021, 04:25 PM   #2
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If you're in that price range why not just grab the Mean Green one already made for your Fronty? link
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Old 08-17-2021, 11:56 PM   #3
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I have the 4 cylinder ka24.....
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Hmmm - when the alternator went out on my own '98 (about a decade ago) - I picked up a lifetime replacement at O'Reilly, and it's been fine.
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Old 08-18-2021, 08:03 PM   #5
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Im running 2 air compressors, and a small amp. Alternator when working right doesn't even keep up with that and I want to upgrade my stereo
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Im running 2 air compressors, and a small amp. Alternator when working right doesn't even keep up with that and I want to upgrade my stereo

Got it !
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personally i would run far away from the mean green series. they have all that extra amperage, but the nissan OEM case can only dissipate so much heat. i have heard numerous complaints about them cooking on the inside. there are far better upgrades out there and it wont break the bank like a mean green.
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Mr Caddi could you please list these "better options"
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