Alternators provide the car battery charger to power other electrical components within the car. The charge enables the vehicle to power on the radio and the interior lights, thereby making the whole driving experience great. JSL Alternators began building custom high performance alternators that range from 240 to 390+ amps which provide excellent services. The company works with great precision and perfection to provide clients with nothing but outstanding high-performance alternators reliability to customers. Every alternator gets bench tested to meet and exceed the specifications and is built with hairpin stators that provide remarkable output at low engine RPM with a complete output achievement at 1800 RPMs. For the alternators to function well as expected, they require proper installation as advised to enable them to experience their full potential. Failure to follow the set instructions leads to a client losing their warranty. The various factors include:
The installation process needs to get well followed to ensure that the alternators get well put within the car as designed. Protective gear such as eye protection, removing jewelry and lost items, and giving the car to cool before the installation process is the preliminary stage. It is also vital to ensure that batteries get fully charged before starting the installation and the disconnection of the negative cables from the battery/batteries and all other writings from the alternators. Also, the bracket bolts, original alternator, and belt should get removed with a keen noting of the belt routing before mounting the new alternator using the original high-performance alternator bolts. Once the new alternator gets bolted, the belt needs to be replaced with a 0.5 to 1 inch shorter belt during the installation of the high output alternator unless otherwise specified. The new belt then gets installed following the noted correct routing, and it gets aligned with all pulley grooves. All electrical wiring needs to get kept away from heat sources to avoid the fire of the cable jacket.
It is crucial to determine the client regulator’s regulatory style by reading the instructions to get the proper installation process. There are three types of alternators: a factory plug with a factory harness that can get plugged into the new regulator once the client ensures that the factory plug is clear of all debris and fully snapped into place in the regulator. The second one is the Turn On Single Wire Alternators, which requires the excite wire (L) to connect to a 7V to 15V ignition power source and the sense wire (S) directly to the positive post on the alternator. The step should only get followed if the pigtail plug is shipped with the alternator. The other one is the Self Excited Alternators which requires only the positive and negative battery cables to get connected to the alternator to function. The alternators have an internal regulation and turn themselves on and off with engine rotation and regulate their charging voltage. The self-exciting alternators will have no plug on the alternators.