galvanic corrosion = mullered alternator

alternatorSo, I am going to try and sell my old pinto outfit again, so I started going through all the things I had carefully boxed up, including the alternator. I had placed the alternator in a plastic storage box (with a clickable sealable lid) with some other bits. One of the bits was a steel door hinge.

Needless to say, the hinge and alternator have been cosying up and touching each other in inappropriate ways. The end result is galvanic corrosion. What a mess. The alternator is so buggered the pulley won’t even turn. However, it did get me thinking that I could make carbon fibre door hinges in the future … go to be lighter.


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