Thread: Two Alternators
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Old 10-19-2017, 12:15 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Larry M View Post
Are you sure the 12 and 8 gauge wires are the output wires from the alternator to the battery and not for gauges? 12 gauge wire rating is somewhere around 20 amps and 8 gauge wire is ~50 amps. The wire run length and temperature will affect the capacity of the wire also. What size alternators are they?
Is it possible he was charging batteries from the second and running gauges etc. from the other? Is that possible?
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