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60-Amp Alternator Upgrade Kit, 70-72 240Z

60-Amp Alternator Upgrade Kit, 70-72 240Z
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Part #:12-4068
Price: $159.87
  • (1) 60amp Internally Regulated Alternator
  • (1) Alternator Upgrade Adapter
  • (1) Instructions

The Datsun 240Z was originally equipped with a 40 amp alternator, and a mechanical, points-type external voltage regulator. This was barely sufficient in the early '70s with stock equipment. Today, many, if not most 240Z's have various electrical-dependent upgrades, like electronic ignition, halogen headlights, larger stereos, cd changers, DVD players, GPS systems, and more. The crude mechanical voltage regulator, by today's standards, is unable to deliver a stable output, and is not nearly as reliable as modern drivers have come to expect. This kit includes a much stronger (60amp) alternator, and a modern, solid-state internal regulator, which will directly bolt on to your 240Z block. To be able to connect it properly to the 240Z's existing wiring harness, the kit also includes the Alternator Upgrade Adapter, part 12-4067. This small, weather-resistant adapter simply plugs into the wiring harness in place of the original voltage regulator. The diode required for the 240Z is pre-installed and self-contained in the adapter. Bolt on the alternator, plug this adapter in, and you're done! Additionally, since no wiring on the car is actually changed, this upgrade is fully reversible. So if you ever needed to move the Kit from one 240Z to another, the original configuration can be restored in minutes, and the Kit can be transferred. Includes the adapter, a remanufactured 60amp upgraded alternator, and complete instructions.

Core Note:
An alternator core is NOT currently required for this kit.

1973 Note:
This adaptor is NOT a direct installation for 1973 models. The adapter will not function correctly due to wiring changes made for 73. Please give us a call at (714)639-2620 or Email us if you would like to order for your '73.

Model Guide:
Datsun 240Z

Code Guide:
Datsun S30

Year Guide:
1970, 1971, 1972

Some parts may not fit every version of every year listed. See product Title & Description for any application breakdowns or customization options, and contact us with any questions.

  • 1970 Datsun 240Z
  • 1971 Datsun 240Z
  • 1972 Datsun 240Z
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