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 Post subject: Alternator Cover
Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2010 6:04 pm 
Stock as a Rock

Posts: 188

Joined: 13th Mar 2008

Ride: EL Falcon XR6

Location: Sydney
NSW, Australia

Does anyone see a problem with using a piece of plastic (thick stuff - I think its from roofing) to slide in between the bottom of the power steering pump and above the alternator. Basically mine has gone the way of many Falcon alternators and has been killed by its neighbour the power steering pump. I don't think heat will be an issue but it will be resting on the bottom radiator pipe, but thats cool water anyway. The other heat thing is - how hot do the power steering fluid pipes get?

Its only because I've bought a new one and want to stop fluid getting in right from the beginning. And yes I will be repairing the leak, this is just a temporary measure.



1997 EL Falcon XR6 Sedan
Cold Air Intake | Sequential Scoop | Pacemaker 4480 & 2.5" Exhaust

1976 XB Falcon 500 Wagon
Sherwood Green | 3spd/250CI | Hurricane Extractors + Custom Twin 2" Exhaust | Running Whitewalls on a 2.5" Drop

 Post subject: Re: Alternator Cover
Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2010 6:06 pm 
Getting Side Ways

Age: 34

Posts: 6746

Joined: 13th Mar 2006

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Ride: NCII Fairlane

Location: Bathurst
NSW, Australia

get a new hose made up that bypasses the knuckle. I had a alternator fail on my AU and I brought a new alternator and got a new hose made. Problem solved.



R.I.P Tobias my son.

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