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PA Performance 130 Amp Alternator (87-93 5.0L)

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    Features & Details

    • 3G Series Alternator
    • 100% New Replacement
    • Includes Manufacturer Lifetime Warranty
    • Triples Charging Capacity
    • 80 Amps at Idle - 160 Amps at Maximum
    • Fits 1987 to 1993 Mustangs
    100% New. This 130 Amp Mustang Alternator is 100% Brand New, not re-manufactured like other companies sell and is tested at the time of assembly. It comes complete with internal voltage regulator and pulley. Designed for highly (electrically) modified cars - this alternator will triple the charging capacity at all RPM Ranges with only minor modifications.

    More Power. The PA Performance Alternator produces 80 amps at idle (2000 alternator shaft RPM), and 160 amps at maximum (6000 alternator shaft RPM). It is required to upgrade the main power wire because this alternator has a higher output than stock. (See the drop down menu option above.)

    Peace of Mind. Why waste your time and money rebuilding your alternator again and again when it will only fail, replace it with a brand new high performance altenator that includes a Limited Lifetime Warranty directly from PA Performance for peace of mind.

    Fitment. The PA Performance Alternator weighs in at 15.4 lbs and is nearly a direct replacement with only minor mounting bracket modifications required to be installed in a 1987 to 1993 Ford Mustang. The stock belt can be used on original equipment vehicles.

    Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details

    MPN# 1619

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

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        Stock Alternator vs 130 Amp. I feel that 130 Amp is a little low. Will this handle if i have my lights on,Wipers and radio at idle without having the voltage meter drop or have major drain in my battery? With my stock one im having that problem and im unsure of which one to get that would stop that prob.

        • Your stock alternator should have been a 75Amps, with that said a 130 Amp at idle will put out 80 Amps. It will carry the load, but it can drop your voltage meter some depending on what electronics you have in your car. With that said I would suggest getting the 200 Amp, it idles at 100 Amp which your voltage meter should not drop and you should no have any major drain on the battery. I do highly suggest getting the PA Performance Wire Kit also to complete the install.

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        Will this work with my 4 cylinder? Are the mounting brackets in my 2.3L I4 mustang (1991) the same as the 5.0? Or is there anything else preventing it from working?

        • Hi, This PA Performance Alternator - 130 Amp will only work with 87-93 5.0 Mustangs, The bracket on a 2.3L are very different than on a 5.0.

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          Overall Rating 4.9

          out of 5 stars

          • 5/5

            October 10, 2019


            Works excellent. Steady voltage all the time, headlights on, turn signals, wipers, radio, power windows usage.


            Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

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          • 5/5

            December 14, 2018

            Well worth the money

            Took care of my lack of amp problems. At idle covers electric radiator fan, transmission cooler fan, head lights, defrost fan and stereo.


            Year: 1987 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (3)

          • 5/5

            October 21, 2018

            2g -> 3g swap

            Did 3g swap with PA 130-amp alternator and PA performance premium wire kit did not use stock wires. Bought bracket from LMR that is cast for 2g or 3g alternator. My 2g alternator voltage regulator had a short that pulled 4 amps when the car was off... After the swap the car is at 14.75v consistently and runs much better. I recommend this product and doing 3g swap especially if you begin to put additional electrical load on the car such as electric fans.


            Year: 1990 Submodel: LX

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            October 14, 2018

            1989 Mustang

            Excellent up grade install on a super charge engine fits perfect in the vortex braket


            Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            June 28, 2018

            PA Performance 130 amp Alternator upgrade

            Got this upgrade to solve my power issue. It took care of it with no major issue. I did have to remove the factory mounting bracket and grind down a small area so the new alternator would line up with the original mounting bolts. The only issue I have is my battery light stays on on my dash. I have not researched it yet, but I assume there is a wire in the harness that did not get reused that talks to the sensor on my dash.


            Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            November 23, 2017

            96 gt power

            I'm very happy with this 130 amp now the gt has good power thanks


            Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

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          • 5/5

            April 03, 2017

            130 amps

            Much needed upgrade to any fox body. No dimming of anything and with the upgraded wiring it was a very easy install


            Year: 1990 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (5)

          • 4/5

            December 31, 2016

            PA Performance alternator

            All power up running like it self 130 amp work for me.


            Year: 1993 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            June 06, 2016

            Great alternator

            Runs great paired with pa performance starter . Awesome brand with definitely but more pa in future


            Year: 1987 Submodel: GT

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          • 5/5

            October 19, 2015

            dodge and chevy slayer

            Thanks am you guys always have the parts I need. No problems with voltage now. Thanks to Cameron Whitmire for guide it made install that much quicker.


            Year: 1990 Submodel: Other Cozad NE

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          • 5/5

            September 05, 2014

            A great upgrade

            The PA Performance 130 Amp alternator is a great way to boost the electrical system on a 20+ year old Fox body. Be sure to get the Power Wire too, to protect the wiring of the car.


            Year: 1992 Submodel: Other Philly

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          • 5/5

            May 24, 2014


            Everything they said about the alternator was true. Once u cut the pulley bracket it slides right in. Def buy the upgraded wires for it. It's real nice high quality stuff. Worth every penny


            Year: 1992 Submodel: Other East Northport, NY, USA

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          • 5/5

            September 30, 2013

            PA Performance Alternator

            The installation was a bit challenging because of the minor machining work to the alternator bracket, but all in all and easy installation.


            Year: 1989 Submodel: Other

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          • 4/5

            August 01, 2013

            Great amp increase over stock. only flaw slightly too large

            As always great deliver speed from AM. package arrived in 3 days from laptop to front door. Only flaw; new alt was slightly larger than stock alternator bracket (1990 lx mustang). GREAT PLUS included precise instructions including a page worth of tips for those who must modify braket to accommodate size of new 130 amp alt (no modification required for 95 amp alternator, I believe) SIDENOTE:the process of modifying alt bracket for new amp w/ DREMEL or rotary tool = 10min - w/o totary tool (aka hacksaw) 2+ hours although the metal itself is rather soft. After fitting with the MANDATORY alt power cable upgrade kit available thru PA PERFORMANCE, battery charging and power recycling cycle are operating nearly double stock amp outage. Great product as expected from PA PERFORMANCE, tis the reason I will continue to refer buddies to their products (starters, solenoids and, alts. PS thanks for included sticker *_*). thanks AM keep up this great site for mustang parts


            Year: 1990 Submodel: Other Southern MD

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          • 5/5

            June 24, 2013

            All the difference in the world

            Had recently installed an electric fan and electric water pump which at an idle my stock 65amp alternator just couldn't keep up. After this 130 amp alternator was installed " very easily I might add" no problems what so ever!! It even gives me confidence that I'll have more than enough for an after market stereo in the future. A must have item !!


            Year: 1992 Submodel: GT Nova Scotia, Canada

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          • 5/5

            June 13, 2013

            Great alternator Top notch quality!!

            Every foxbody mustang needs one of these 130 amp alternators .my car starts faster,blinkers flash twice as fast too.I highly recommend.


            Year: 1990 Submodel: Cobra NEWJERSEY

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          • 5/5

            February 25, 2013

            needed to make cuts

            Good fit works great no hesitation only exception is that the bracket needed to be cut for the bolts to fit other then that fully satisfied.


            Year: 1989 Submodel: Other New Hampshire, USA

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          • 5/5

            July 30, 2012

            a mustang for all fox bodies

            this is a must! reguardless of what you have done, this is an absolute must for a fox body car. the OEM charging system is small on these cars to begin with, and this is the way to keep the juice up with you car. when your in the rain with the wipers on high and the headlights and fog lights on, with the a.c./defroster cranking with the radio on and come to a stop light and feel your car missing and the dash lights practically turn off!! yea here is the answer to the under amped stock alternator. install isnt the hardest, anyone who is handy could accomplish it in about 2-3 hours, for those who arent any auto repair shop is capable of doing the job, and if there not, find a new mechanic. -V.C. Motorsports


            Year: 2003 Submodel: Mach 1

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          • 5/5

            July 05, 2012

            This alternator is great for people that need that extra umph for the charging system!!

            This product was very well priced first of all for what it does. It was really easy to assemble to the vehicle. Just a little minor adjustments to make it fit. Nothing a Dremel couldnt take care of. I would advise getting the power wire upgrade kit also. It was an easy install also and perfect length for those foxbody owners out there. I would advise this upgrade to everyone. More power is allways better!!


            Year: 1989 Submodel: GT Taylors S.C.

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          • 5/5

            June 04, 2012

            excellent product. fit perfect, works unbelivible

            I purchased this product because i installed a 1995 gt electric fan in a foxbody mustang and needed that extra power, guage does not move now when the fan comes on. Im very happy, install has great diagrams! Install was simple. I do recommend the wire upgrade too


            Year: 1988 Submodel: Other florida

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