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Dynamo to Alternator conversion (B20 LHD)

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Old Mar 16th, 2019, 20:01   #1
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Good Afternoon All,

Thought I’d share the successful Dynamo to Alternator conversion I’ve recently completed.
(with some very-handy guidance from the brilliant Noddy at Deaconcraft)

Noddy & Junior at Deaconcraft really are brilliant.

Top blokes, highly skilled, tremendously knowledgeable and helpful.

Absolutely my regular garage, great workmanship and guidance

Give them a call and your wheels would be in the of best hands - for sure.

See attached images of the job, including the rewiring, end result.

In addition to the rewiring, a new & shorter belt than that which was in-play with the dynamo was also needed.

Approx. one month since the above / attached installation with lots of driving done since and all is good under the Amazon hood !!

Alternator purchased via Brookhouse.

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Rob at Amazon Cars doing the same conversion. LHD too.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6KvNmzU91s&t=79s
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Will the 12 volt dynamo from B18 fit onto B16?
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I believe it is the same size so will fit, however the Bracket to block is different...verify in exploded assy dwgs.

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