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« on: May 04, 2014, 08:15:46 PM »

wondering this real or not?



opinions please
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2014, 09:06:56 PM »

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1969-70-1100837-9H18-DATED-RESTORED-ALTERNATOR-CAMARO-CHEVELLE-Z28-396-375HP-/251518595607?pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item3a8fad3217&vxp=mtr

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« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2014, 11:09:02 PM »

I'll dig out my original and compare fonts. Looks awfully deep and consistent stamping, but at first glance it looks good. Caveat emptor, as all of these things are nowadays -

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« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2014, 11:29:10 PM »

I've seen a few 'new' housings on Delco alternators (in the parts stores) without any stamps at all..  If someone had the capability to do the stamps correctly, I think they would look exactly like this alternator... (with the small incorrect pulley)..
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2014, 04:55:26 AM »

Is the metal between the front and back halfs gold cad plated like the pulley nut? If it is, that might be a clue to it's origin or at least the internal parts.

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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2014, 06:21:47 AM »

Looks like a good one to me based on others I have pictures of.

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« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2014, 09:05:23 AM »

 I have dealt with this vendor in the past and never had any reasons to believe, or ever found, he is selling re-stamps.

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« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2014, 10:24:17 AM »

Same here. If I'm not mistaken that is Chicago Corvette. Graygracy is just their Ebay site. I've always had good luck with them and they seem to know there stuff.
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« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2014, 02:13:12 PM »

Here's mine for comparison. Wouldn't the first for numbers be the same on all alternators?
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« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2014, 06:00:11 PM »

wrong rear housing? no boss for bracket?
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« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2014, 07:33:03 PM »

wrong rear housing? no boss for bracket?

Good eyes ! If it is indeed a complete front and back half, original, it would have the boss and a tapped hole for the support bracket -

Change any opinions ? My opinion is now worse than the perfect stamping caused.


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« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2014, 08:18:46 PM »

Im not so sure about this one.  Awful crisp stamping..  I wont post why I feel this way but I dont like it.
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« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2014, 07:17:47 AM »

wrong rear housing? no boss for bracket?

Good eyes ! If it is indeed a complete front and back half, original, it would have the boss and a tapped hole for the support bracket -

Change any opinions ? My opinion is now worse than the perfect stamping caused.



anyone have a picture of original boss? if anyone has thoughts they dont want to post please PM me 
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« Reply #13 on: May 06, 2014, 08:00:28 AM »

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« Reply #14 on: May 06, 2014, 09:14:55 AM »

thanks guys, Im a little leary , I'm not buying that its and original 69 alternator
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