Alternator query

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toddao
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Alternator query

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would an alternator from a GTI fit on my 19TRD? Been offered a new one. Cheers
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Yes the alternator itself should be the same breed for XU-8 valves. Its the fitting and belt tensioning method that differs.
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might want to check the current rating!

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Vanny wrote:might want to check the current rating!
- as mentioned in haynes & parts lists.
- but dont mean a thing in DK/UK main lands - as you never get several winter months below -20deg.
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Post by Vanny »

AndersDK wrote: as you never get several winter months below -20deg.
Or you have a sound system which requires a heavy draw from the battery.