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Old 07-10-2001, 12:38 PM
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40 amps is less than the charging capacity of the stock alternator in my 73 Super Beetle (which is 45 amps). Consider that the early Beetles in general came with almost NO electrical assesories, NO power-assisted components, and no A/C.

When I added a high powered stereo and Halogen headlamps, I had the alternator beefed up to 75 amps.
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