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Old 11-24-2012, 06:51 PM
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My 63 engine which I am installing in the 62 has an alternator, however the 62 came with a generator. Is there anything I need to do with regards to the charging system or wiring in the 62?
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:20 PM
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You need to change the wiring harness to work with an alternator voltage regulator rather than the generator voltage regulator which is different. The alternator voltage regulator has a plug in connector. You can mount the new voltage regulator in the same location as the old one. Most Fords from the mid-60's through the 70's use the same voltage regulator and alternator so you can probably find a harness in the junkyard that will work. There are quite a few wiring diagrams on the internet that show how to change the wiring from a Ford generator to a Ford alternator.

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