This is a 100% new alternator with built-in regulator. Make sure your battery is charging properly with this good quality new replacement alternator. This style of alternator was original equipment on 73-later Beetles and Ghia's to assure fast starts and bright lights. Please note- on 73-74 models- you will need to do a small amount of re-wiring. See installation instructions for details. FITS: Beetle 73-79 Ghia 73-74. This is the alternator used when upgrading your 1966-1973 Beetle or Ghia from the old 12volt generator to an alternator. This alternator is the exact replacement for the original Bosch unit AL82N, which has been discontinued by Bosch.
For a complete conversion kit, see kit number ACC-C10-5750
If you are looking for a higher amperage alternator, please see our 75amp version, in kit form or by itself. Click here to view