Internet or shop recommendations for a new alternator

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  1. V70SES

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    I need a new alternator so can anyone advise on decent shops or internet sites for a new unit ?
     
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    I just go to my local independant motor supplies shop. Take the old one in for an exchange discount.
     
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    My local one tried to sell me a new battery that wasn't suitable , Ford use Silver Calcium batteries , he'd never heard of them , so I'm reluctant to even trust them .
     
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    Have you looked at yell.com for a local auto electrician? I had an alternator refurbished by one a few years ago, though he was in the south of the city (Garston)
     
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    New ford unit? Do you mean replacement or new?
    I looked on Ebay and found a shop near me in manchester, happy for me to go in, so I did and part ex'd the faulty unit for a re-con for 38 quid!
    Was still working a treat 18 months later when the car was written off last november...:(
     
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    New or re-con , NOT from Ford though at £239.99 :eek:
     
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    Got a link at all ?
     

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