How do i hook up alternator with inside regulate to my 69 Thunderbird?

Asked by Jul 23, 2014 at 11:02 AM about the 1969 Ford Thunderbird

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed the alternator with the outside regulator for one with an inside one. The ad said
that they could be exchanger, however i haven't been able to get the alternator to charge. i
hooked up the battery wire then as before then the post that says STA to the connection
that the old regulator was plugged into and hooked up the ground wire, then i started car
and removed battery post and car cut off.

2 Answers

can anyone tell me how to hook up this alternator properly?

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Go to this link. It should explain everything in good detail; https://www.google.com/search? q=how+to+replace+a+alternator+with+external+regulator+with+internal +one&biw=1366&bih=653&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=2 FXVU-_wFoHa8AGmhYCAAg&ved=0CC0QsAQ Also, this is a good article on another way to replace it; http://www.aeroelectric.com/articles/Alternators/One- Wire_Alternator_Conversion.pdf

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