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So I sent factory original alternator out for repair, the bearings were bad. My question is what color is the Fan/pulley? When I got it back they had cleaned it, and they look to be just bare metal, is that correct? Its out of a 68SS with a 396/325 original to the car.
 

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My understanding is that the alternator fan was clear zinc (silver) plated. I've seen sources that say the alternator pulley was silver cadmium plated. On my '68 SS 396/325 I had the fan, pulley and nut clear zinc (silver) plated.
 

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Thanks for all your help. It is one of those thing you see all of the time, but never pay attention to, until it's to late. Will try Eastwoods zinc coating, see how that looks. If i don't like it ill just take it back to bare metal.
 
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