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Old 06-08-2014, 06:48 PM
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New AL117X alternator - Original heat shield won't attach

The new 'upgrade' alternator, 117X, while plug-n-play at the electrical connector, appears to have a different heat shield mounting setup.

The round metal plate that was on the original 55amp alternator doesn't mate to the back of this new alternator.

Anyone dealt with this?

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Old 06-08-2014, 09:08 PM
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I've never seen any cars with the shield still on the car...
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:23 PM
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Sooo...people that do this upgrade are just ditching the shield??
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Old 06-08-2014, 11:10 PM
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I'm thinking that ANY alternator on most cars results in the shield getting lost...

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