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geoff_68s geoff_68s is offline
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Location: victoria, BC
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I seem to recall reading somewhere if one disconnects the battery while the engine is running, you'll basically crater your alternator.
I've read this too, on the colour wiring diagrams that our host used to host. In the lower right corner of the diagram, at least for my '68, it reads:

IMPORTANT -- Disconnecting of the battery with running engine results in immediate destruction of alternator.

Given that that's on the factory wiring diagram, I'd be inclined to believe it. I don't know if it applies to the more civilized SC, though, maybe their regulators are different.
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