Thanks for the DIY. Did mine today, along with both hoses to the power steering reservoir and the belts. About 8 hours total and between taking it out and putting in back, I probably spent 30-40 minutes wrestling with the alternator. A quick couple of tips -- a pry bar helps immensely taking it out, and a rubber mallet for putting it back in.
I hate the quick release connector used on the reservoir return line. The plastic release ring just disintegrated on me. I ended up getting out the Dremel to get it off. Works well, just make sure not to nick the power steering radiator line.