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A/C Build thread part 2 67 Impala


Some new photos 

The alternator was mounted between the headers and I had to replace it twice as they cracked and also the alternator belt was very long.  Custom built a mount on the side of the engine block then used that as a base to create a much sturdier mount.  There is a bolt in the frame that allows the belt tension to be adjusted. 

A nice piece of work.. 

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 The reflection on the alternator pulley is the aluminumrad core..

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 Sturdy mounting point 

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 Alternator now sits high enough to remove the valve cover without moving the alternator

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 Compressor pulleys all lined up nicely. 

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Hey, I am getting the hang of this posting.    Using image resizer and and photo pad to lighten or darken the photos. 

Wonder whats next??



-- Edited by oshawacliff on Wednesday 1st of March 2017 11:41:04 PM

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3 drive system with 2 drive pulley, nice! Missed your last line.








-- Edited by hawkeye5766 on Thursday 2nd of March 2017 10:19:20 AM

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Wouldn't the alternator sit more towards the rad ? Don't ever remember my alternator being in the way of the valve covers ?

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October 2014 photo with alternator covering portion of the valve cover. 

The bar for the adjustment does not allow enough movement to clear the valve covers.



-- Edited by oshawacliff on Friday 3rd of March 2017 08:18:08 PM



-- Edited by oshawacliff on Friday 3rd of March 2017 08:18:55 PM

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