HOW MANY AMPS FOR ALTERNATOR?

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  • hackerssuck1
  • 1999 Pontiac Grand Am
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 40,000 miles

How many watts does the engine produce while idling? I was thinking of using my car as a generator since my frame is croaked, and it's storm season.

solving problems. Buy a power inverter.12 v to 120 v.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 AT 8:41 PM

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  • saturntech9
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It produces dc amps not watts a alternator wouldn't make a good generator its ment to keep the battery charged not be used as a generator.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 AT 9:01 PM
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Its a 102 or 105 amp alternator.

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Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 AT 9:06 PM

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