Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-14-2015, 08:13 AM   #1
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 100
Year: 2001
Coachwork: Thomas
Chassis: MVP ER
Engine: Cat 3126b 210 HP 605 ftlbs
Larger alternator

My alternator decided it does not want to turn anymore, so instead of replacing it with the standard 160 or 145 amp alt, i am thinking of upgrading to +200 amp alternator. has anyone done this to skoolie and are there any drawbacks to a larger alternator.

Yes i would be replacing the wires if needed.

Also can anyone make a recommendation to a good upgraded alt. it will be for a Thomas MVP ER 3126B cat motor.
ism minerals is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-14-2015, 08:37 AM   #2
Bus Geek
Tango's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Houston, Texas
Posts: 8,462
Year: 1946
Coachwork: Chevrolet/Wayne
Chassis: 1- 1/2 ton
Engine: Cummins 4BT
Rated Cap: 15
There are any number of high output alternators available these days. Many were configured for use on EMS vehicle, fire trucks, ambulances, etc.

I found a 250 amp for my 4BT Cummins through National Quick Start Sales.
Tango is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:06 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.