Posted 2020-07-23 5:29 PM (#601237 - in reply to #601235) Subject: Re: 57 Dodge Royal voltage regulator part number
Location: Lower Mainland BC
57RID500 - 2020-07-23 1:57 PM
will it work just the same? Or should i continue to look for correct nos part. not a show car its a # 2 driver
If you are not going for a completely numbers matching No. 1+ car, then it will most likely (99% sure) work fine. The key requirements are 12V and three terminals (BATtery, FIELD and ARMature ). From what I can see from photos of 57 Dodge engine bays, all three of those terminals are on the left side of the regulator (like the one on my 56 Dodge).
If you aren't worried about that there are others out there for sale, like this one: