It is never a bad isea to add a neg wire directly from the altrnator housing to battery neg. Especially in colder regions and if your running high amp
1. He does not have the OEM system.
He has a 1 wire aftermarket alternator.
The one wire goes to the battery directly or to the
Rsscottsdds, You snuck that last post in just as I was trying to answer some of your questions. lol, no worries If indeed you do have the original rectifier
Sounds like a plan. If you do find a bit of taper or "egging" on the crank journals, it will probably still live with new bearings if you do
Depending on who rebuilt engine, hopefully they removed magnets from rectifier and or generator at crank. I removed my rectifier and all of its components