The AVi168, a 24-volt, 150-amp alternator from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems is designed to offer consistent, high-output power and resistance to extreme temperatures, thanks to its dual internal fan design.
The alternator weighs 29 pounds and offers at least 40 more amps at engine idle than other models, the offering a superior power-to-weight ratio for its class, according to the company. Also available from Prestolite is the AVi168W, a battery-less variation that is ideal for use in air conditioning, construction and certain agriculture applications, such as harvesters, sprayers, seed drills and turf care.
Each AVi168 alternator is designed to increase vehicle uptime, facilitating reduced operating and maintenance costs for fleet operators. For the AVi168W battery-less version, the addition of a DR-03 capacitor is recommended.