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How do you wire an alternator for a 1985 Chevy Camaro?

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This alternator has only a main wire and a 2 wire plug. The bolt on terminal goes to the positive on the battery. The connector has 2 wires a small and a big. The big wire should be red can also go to a 12v source, the easy way is to attach it to the bolt on terminal, and the last wire known as the field wire, most of the time white or green in color must go to an ignition power. Only power when the key is on, this is very important, if you hook it up to battery power the alternator will stay activated and put a draw on your battery, You'll go out in the morning and the battery will be dead.

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