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Alternator bracket
« on: November 10, 2015, 01:03:31 PM »
I have a 1988 Thunderbird 2.3l turbo motor looking to eliminate the power steering pump putting the motor in a 1972 ford pinto need the room hard to tell from the pictures want to keep the original alternator with serpentine belt was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction or have a part number I can use for this application  let me know you can also call me at 716-907-3803

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Re: Alternator bracket
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2015, 04:48:27 PM »
Take a look at a Ford Merkur AC mount. You can use it to place the alternator on the pass side of the engine where it leaves the driver side uncovered to be easy to work on. Bracket is a direct bolt on and requires only a single new hole to be drilled plus about 2" of the brackets top to be sawed off. Easy fix
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Re: Alternator bracket
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2015, 10:41:17 PM »
OK thank you very much i have the ac bracket that came with the thunderbird would that work it has the belt tensioner , would that get in the way of the way of the turbo? do you know by chance how to set up the motor mounts or what mounts you need to use in place to fit it in the pinto i have the stock 2.0L ,kind of new to all this trying to get as much help as i can you can call also or i can call you if that's easier then email back at fourth 716-907-3803 my name is Rob