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The D+ or Df post on the alternator, I'm not sure how to wire that. I've watch a few video's but they're all for installing in a bug with standard wiring. One video seems to say only a brief input voltage is need to excite the field to start the alternator charging, but another seems to say it needs constant 12V in while the engine is running so the field doesn't collapse.

So, do I wire it to the starter for the brief input, or do I wire it to the accessory, or coil, for constant 12V input? Help
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What brand and model do you have??
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D+ to the battery, Df to the charge light on the dash.
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