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    just got home from work and there was a really loud noise coming from the engine bay....opened the bonnet to find smoke and sparks coming off the alternater....guess it's stuffed! lol

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    Year : 1954

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    Sounds like the bearing might be away.

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    the pulley wheel has practically fallen off....can't see anything holding it on and its flapping like a fish out of water!

    i know replacements pulleys are about £60 but it was smoking a lot too and it's done 85k miles...so will replace the whole lot

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