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I'm about to install some radio's and antenna in my vehicle, It is a 2000 Ford windstar. I think I got Most of the wiring planned out and some supplies bought with several excellent suggestions from other peoples installs found around the forum.. My main concern is power. This van has it's stock alternator and I plan on installing For now my Icom 2200 and my Scanner, a uniden 996T. but plan to expand on that when I earn my other license classes. Do you think my stock alternator will handle what I have now, and just upgrade it if/when I need it or do you think it can handle it all (I'm doubting this one actually) Thanks in adcanced for your input :)
 

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You will be fine with the stock alternator, when you run full power on the 2200 it pulls less that 13 amps, and since you don't need full power most of the time. low power will do for working local.
 
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