post #1 of Old 10-13-2012, 06:00 PM Thread Starter
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YJ Wrangler Alternator wire upgrade

I have a 2.5 YJ Wrangler not sure if it's 75 or 90 amp but I am upgrading to a 136 amp from a 98 Grand Cherokee 5.2L. My question is do I have to upgrade the wiring? Thanks

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post #2 of Old 10-13-2012, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
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Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Yes.

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Thanks fellas.
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Thanks fellas.
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Well thanks for the reply Anticanman. lol
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Yes sir I would. The factory wiring is crap and WAAAYY undersized not to mention old. I would highly recommend it. Its not too hard either. Just bigger wire to the alternator and starter if you want. Check out my build thread in my sig. I literally just did an alt swap and have pictures of all the wiring I did if you want ideas as to how to go about it. But yea suck it up and just run bigger wire.

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You posted the (thread) answer.

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