Reconit Electric is a Brick and Mortar store serving Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge Region. We have walk in customers, as well as online inquiries. We frequently get customers comparing prices from USA (Ebay, Amazon). Shopping around is good but you have to make sure, in the event, its a wrong or defective item, you should be able to talk to a customer service representative.  You don't want to hold on to the phone line for an hour to find a person without no knowledge. Some online stores are
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In the Electrical industry, there is a term called "Core Charge" or "Core Deposit". This simple word causes headaches for people who have never heard of it before and many times you will get upset to find out that you have to pay more for an Electrical part then its quoted price. It is similar to a bottle deposit. Well here is the facts about core costs: The need for a "Core Charge" or "Core Deposit" arose from recycling & re-manufacturing parts and or Enviornmently disposable. Re-manufac
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Leaking fuel filters and lines, steering pumps and coolant pipes can cause alternator damage Vehicle manufacturers are increasingly installing Alternators either under or close to a lubricant or fluid component or pipe. Fuel filters and lines, power steering pumps or pipes and coolant pipes are all examples of potential parts which can leak onto the alternator, triggering damage and premature failure. The fluid, over a period of time leaks inside the brush holder and also between carbon br
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How to Determine Ratio and Rotor Speed The alternator rotor RPM is not necessarily the same as engine RPM. To calculate the actual alternator RPM, determine the ratio between the two pulley diameters. Ratio = Crankshaft Pulley Diameter/ Alternator Pulley Diameter Now that we know the ratio, we can now determine the rotor speed: Rotor RPM = Pulley Ratio x Engine Speed (example; 2.1 x 870 = 1827 Rotor RPM) Tech Tip: Generally, the alternator should be 1:1 with the motor for circle t
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Pulley Ratio   For most people, the only alternator rating they are familiar with is the amperage rating.Alternators are spoken of as a 65 amp or 100 amp alternator. When replacing the alternator on the family car, this is probably the only information that is necessary. After all, all one needs is an alternator that matches the original. When building a custom car from the ground up however, a deeper understanding of the power curve of an alternator is required. Usually a custom
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