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post #2 of (permalink) Old 05-24-2019, 06:32 PM
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My Suburban had 213,500ish miles on it when the alternator died while we were on vacation, pulling our Toy Hauler trailer.


I bought it 2 years ago with 211,ish on it, and no records. so, OEM? maybe, or not.


the replacement is a DuraLast guaranteed for the life of the mechanic that wants to keep changing it if it fails again


My 2002 1800 had 98,000 on it when I just arbitrarily ordered up a new OEM Honda for that year model. in retrospect, wish I had thought on that more, and got a later year model for the higher ampacity rating.... but as I hear, that might be best that I did not?
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