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How Many Amps is my Alternator?

kaz219 Mar 17, 2009

  1. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Hi guys.

    Currently doing a ICE install in my car and just wanted to know what the amp on the alternator was?

    Sticking another battery in the boot to power the amps..

    Cars a 2004 2.0 TDI DSG with BKD engine.

    Cheers :D
     
  2. fig roll

    fig roll New Member

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    i think its usually on a sticker or a plate on the alternator.
     
  3. PW-Motorsport

    PW-Motorsport Member

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    You can also find out the amps by the vin number.

    A quick search on Ekta will tell you what is fitted.
     
  4. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Thanks for the info guys - I'll take a look at the alt in the morning!

    But if anyone has ETKA and would check, I'd really appreciate it and could PM you the vin to make it easier!

    Cheers
     
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    Hope This Helps,
    Chris
     
  6. kaz219

    kaz219 Active Member VCDS Map User

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    Thank you soooooo much mate!

    You helped me out a million and saved me some cash.

    It's 140A and i was going to upgrade to 150A but dont see the point now!

    But could you do me one favour and please remove the last image - it has all my car details on it :D

    Thanks again mateyy !
     

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