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Old 01-17-2020, 01:50 PM
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I am going to be running a 12 volt late 50's era Cadillac generator on my desoto hemi. I like the nostalgic look of a generator and can't afford a powergen.
I found a nice rebuilt generator with a single pulley but I will need a double groove pulley for it. Also, the generator doesn't have a fan by the pulley. Does it need one?
Looking around at all the old alternators that I can steal parts from, none of them has a fan.
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Old 01-17-2020, 02:24 PM
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I like the looks of a generator too. I would think you don't need a fan on your generator, because either the big fan will provide enough airflow or the lack of fenders and side curtains will bring in enough air circulation.
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Old 01-17-2020, 05:04 PM
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That's kinda what I was thinking.
Thanks.
Nice hemi.
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Old 01-21-2020, 09:51 AM
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Why do you need a double groove pulley on a generator?
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Why do you need a double groove pulley on a generator?
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Old 01-21-2020, 10:37 AM
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The generator is what will tighten the belts. I'm running 2 belts.
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Old 01-22-2020, 05:40 PM
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The generator is what will tighten the belts. I'm running 2 belts.
Excuse my curiosity, but what is the other belt for?
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Old 01-22-2020, 09:29 PM
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