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Re: REFLECTOR: Alternator?

From:           	"James F. Agnew" <Jim_Agnew@ibm.net>

> These alternators are not inexpensive but are real aircraft alternators.
> Standard car alternators are wound the wrong direction and will tend to
> throw the segments.  Not to mention the bearings, brushes, fans, diodes,

My understanding was that at least one alternator used on 
Lycomings was identical to the one used on cars, right down to the 
part number stamped on the housing.

David Parrish