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Old 11-17-2012, 05:13 PM   #5 (permalink)
JRMichler
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Originally Posted by HypermilerAX View Post

Alternator delete seems like something inconveniencing. That means you have to recharge the battery everyday ?
Yes. Plus you should change to a deep cycle battery, learn to monitor the battery charge level, know your electrical consumption, and be able to calculate how far you can safely drive on the battery.

A solar panel on the roof could eliminate regular charging.
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