Engine Grinding Required!
I hoped I was done with the grinding
wheel but the new bracket didn't fit flush on the engine block. There's a small
alignment pin that fit into a hole on the old bracket, but the new bracket only
had a slot that wasn't deep enough. I could either drill out the slot or grind
off the tip of the alignment pin. Seeing as I had the old grinding wheel out and
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Once the pin was ground down I
installed the new bracket.....
and mounted up the alternator to find
that there's a fitting for the old alternator bracket that limited the new
alternator's range of motion for tightening the belt. Time for the cutting
And here's everything on the engine
side all ground down
Up next is a good look at the
mount - NEXT