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Old 10-05-2012, 12:05 PM   #2869
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Location: Cary, North Carolina
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Tiger Explorer 950W

"An alternator that big could be a significant drain on an engine, but Triumph's is an externally excited type that produces only as much power as is required, where most produce full power all the time, most of which is then dumped as waste heat. It even has a freewheeling decoupler so when the engine slows rapidly, the alternator isn't also forced to..."

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2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer
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