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Ford’s newest family of alternators is the 6g. Identify the 110amp by measuring 4 3/4 inches from bolt to bolt.  Also, there is a gray plastic cover in the center of the  back plate. If you have a white with black voltage regulator, it updates to white with blue.   Kit includes: Voltage reulator/ brush […]


The AD230 became common on GM vehicles as early as 1999 and was mostly on trucks through 2005 and possibly a little later. You know you have an AD series alternator when you see the black plastic cover with all the triangular and rectangular shaped holes.    Kit includes : New rectifier, 2 new bearings […]

Bosch Alternator

This is the very common 136amp Bosch alternator for many Dodge trucks Kit numbers 13916, 13843,13854, 13985, 11235, 13987, 13881, 13920, 11239 & 13917. There is no voltage regulator for this kit because the regulator is in the vehicle’s computer.   Kit includes : 2 bearings, brush holder ass’y, nylon tolerance ring for rear bearing, […]

Denso Pin

The Denso Pin kit is common on many Dodge and Chrysler products.  The Dodge, Chrysler has no internal voltage regulator. The regulator is in the on board computer. It’s kit name is beacause of the 2 pins in the oval shaped plug as shown in the 2nd pic below. Some Chrysler products will be equipped with Bosch alternators. […]


This is Ford’s most prevalent starter since 1991. Rebuilders call it PMGR (permanent magnet gear reduction). When you dis- assemble it, you’ll notice the man made magnets instead of electrical fields and the 3 planetary gears in the middle.  The kit gets its name from the smallest terminal on the solenoid and the 10 teeth on the […]


This is one of the most common Valeo alternators. It is used by many GM cars with the 2.2 4cyl Ecotech engine. The plastic rear cover is held on by 2 plastic rivets that get chiseled off with a screwdriver and replaced with supplied sheet metal screws. Some rebuilders also use RTV silicone to glue […]


The 130D alternator (on many GM’s from ’94 to roughly 2004)  is recognize able by it’s black plastic back and internal cooling fan.  There are many mounting configurations but the amperage ratings are basically the same. The same kit is universal except for a few isolated applications may have a special voltage regulator. Kit contains […]


The 4G ford alternator family became common in 1997 and occurs thru 2006, although not as common as in the beginning. It is easily recognizable by the black metal cover on the back of the alternator.  “Gray” refers to the color of the voltage regulator. This is the piece where the 3 pin connector is plugged in. […]