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post #2 of Old 08-31-2010
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Originally Posted by e37duff View Post
anyone put a balmar alt on their perkings 4-108. ive got the 37 and the alt that is on there now is terrible.
Friends of ours with the same boat we have--a Beneteau F-42 with a Perkins 4-108--installed a Balmar. Unfortunately, they went through a couple before they finally got one without problems. Based upon their experience, it would seem that Balmar may be somewhat over rated. By comparison, we have a "Silver Bullet" truck alternator that has been working reliably for 14 years and is far less costly.


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