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Old 12-23-2011, 09:08 AM   #150
JRWooden
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GB View Post
What about a regulator/rectifier that isn't running the stator at 100% capacity all the time.
Sorry to not be clear!
IMHO a non-shunt type R/R (that did not run the stator flat out all the time) would reduce heating in the stator and thus reduce (eliminate?) stator failures.

I was mostly trying to just respond to VTBob with regards to why the OEM design is failing prematurely ....
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