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I am trying to convert a '63 Ford Galaxie 500 generator to an alternator. I am not sure how to do the wiring. The alternator has the following posts: Ground, Field, Battery, and Stator. My regulator is the original, which has the following posts: Armature, Field, and Battery. I am wanting to know if I need to install a different regulator or if I can use the current one. If I can use the current one, do I connect the battery post on the alternator to the armature post on the regulator? Then I have no idea what to do about the stator post. Where would I connect it?

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Best talk wit an accredited auto electrician as some alternators are internal voltage regulated and others are externally regulated
it will depend on the alternator you intend tofit

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SOURCE: replaced alternator on 1985 Ford Bonco 4X4 302

turn your vehicle on, disconnect the battery, both terminals(while truck is still on) if it dies on you, then either the alternator is bad or wiring is wrong. if it stays on, then you may have a bad battery or voltage regulator. Check the voltage on the battery before you turn it on(should be from 11.5v-12v), when you turn it on if the alternator if working properly you should have around 13v-14v.

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SOURCE: how to jump terminals to test external voltage regulator

Jump terminals A to F and the alternator should full field and charge. If it charges then replace the regulator. if it doesn't charge replace the alternator. I remember the terminals by thinking of the word AIR FORCE .

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