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Alternator and battery

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by White-Gold, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    I got a 96 Ford f-250 4X4 and running a Boss Ploy V plow / SnowEX 1.4cu yd spreader. What alternator and battery upgrades would you guys recommend? I would like to get the best of the best. Cheers!
     
  2. plowinginma

    plowinginma Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 326

    LOL The largest you can !!! There is no substitution for Bigger is better...Especially when everything is electric...
     
  3. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Rather than laughing like an idiot. Why dont you make a suggestion! Im just looking for the best option. Has anyone had a upgrade product that they were happy with?
     
  4. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Napa should have an alternator in the 155 amp range. Couple that with two new top quality batteries. Connect everything with 2 gauge wires and your are good to go. Do some searching on dual batteries for suggestions on the wiring details.
     
  5. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Easy killer....
     
  6. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Cheers man! Thats good advice.
     
  7. LittleJohn

    LittleJohn Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    I just got thru searching for a new alternator for my truck. It's a HEMI 5.7.

    I saw one rated for 200 amps @ idle. (DC Power or Bosch, I think).

    All for the low low price of $599.

    :cry:


    LittleJohn
     
  8. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    200amps!!! Is that overkill or is there no such thing? lol
     
  9. plowinginma

    plowinginma Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 326

    Ok (Mr panties in a bunch)...geesh... The best option you have in my opinion is go with all hydralic and you have no issue... Wonder why all the towns and states have this...

    #2 I would upgrade to a Chevy!! LMAO good luck!!!
     
  10. plowinginma

    plowinginma Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 326

    It is rather obvious that you have no idea what you are talking about...just another fake post..LOL
     
  11. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    OK here is a suggestion, use the search button.

    We have discussed this so many times its old. There are excellent posts on dual batteries, upgrading your charging, wiring and storage systems. some guys even like certain brand names.

    http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=87530&highlight=batteries

    http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=84389&highlight=batteries

    http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=79336&highlight=batteries

    http://www.plowsite.com/showthread.php?t=77990&highlight=batteries

    There's a little light reading.

    Hey @cor517 wasn't "what's the best battery" in the most asked questions poll.:laughing::laughing:
     
  12. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    This not a fake post. I asked what a good upgrade would be to run a snowex 1.4cu yd spreader and boss v plow smoothly. I did not say I was running a hydraulic spreader. If you have no answer to this post than stay out! You are wasting everyones time and degrading this industry's forum with all your useless comments.
     
  13. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    Thanks Brasher
     
  14. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    You better be up-grading some wiring:nod:
     
  15. JR Snow Removal

    JR Snow Removal Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    Nice Basher 5000 post:drinkup:
     
  16. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Fake post?

    Sounds like you are the one who has no idea what he is talking about. If you have nothing constructive or humorous to say, go elsewhere.

    BTW, post some pics of your central hydro setup. We would all like to see it.
     
  17. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,992

    :eek: it's nothing, Mark Oomokes has had more then that deleted:laughing::laughing:
     
  18. plowinginma

    plowinginma Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 326

    ok here is a great answer to your post.. a 200 amp alt.. with a relay set up with dual batteries..and cranking amps over 1000 is most helpful..
     
  19. White-Gold

    White-Gold Junior Member
    Messages: 14

    TY!!! Sounds like thats the setup everyone has. I think ill go with that. Cheers guys!
     
  20. 2COR517

    2COR517 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,115

    Because we all know the answer. Its the Optimal Intrastate BlowHard Pooperlast NeverStart by Flexise Tax

    Available at cheesy retailers everywhere