One Wire Alternator Issue

Discussion in 'Fox Engine Swaparoo' started by sharp2377, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. sharp2377

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    Im finishing up my 351w swap and I used a summit one wire alternator. When the car is off I can crank my radio just fine. When the car is running the radio cuts off and turns back on at about 3/4 volume. the radio is a brand new kenwood and the alternator is brand new. Im using the recommended gauge wire for the alternator to the battery. Anyone have any suggestions??
     
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    Do you bring the rpms up to get the alt to start charging? Maybe a grounding issue within the car


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    Only thing i can think is that when I ran my one wire alt it was rebuilt with a self exciting regulator, not sure how the alt would have something to do with this problem. have you tried a different radio to see if the same thing happens?