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Old 01-13-2009, 08:00 PM
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The Big 3, and replace the alternator with at least a 160amp unit. Iraggi alternators might have something for your, car, or Ohio Generator. Also check boat shops, good source for high output ford alternators.
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Old 01-14-2009, 06:19 PM
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local NAPA, if they do alternator and starter rebuilding on-site, they can set you up as well rewinding your stock alternator with high amperage marine parts.
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Old 01-14-2009, 06:27 PM
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Definatly going to need the extra battery power for running things like the screens and PS3. If your looking for stuff locally, go with a couple of yellow top optimas. if your looking outside of locally, go with a couple of kinetik HC800's or higher models. they're great 12V battery's meant for car audio/electronics
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Old 01-14-2009, 06:51 PM
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Alternator, no point in 2 batteries if the alternator you have now can't keep up with 1 battery. I have a Ohio Generator 200amp for a 01 Ford F350 here, not sure if it would work on your vehicle or not. I will try and find out. If you are going for a new alternator there are two ways to go. The purpose build using all new parts and as large a case as possible, or the rebuild using new windings in the same case. The latter usually leaves heating issues, more windings in the same case = more heat = failure sooner. Something for you to consider before you dive on in....

Stinger, Irragi and Ohio all build great alternators, consider all three of these manufacturers.
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