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Old 02-04-2013, 06:43 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I can't imagine how it would help. You'd have to put such restriction on the exhaust to build up enough pressure that the engine would start burning a fair amount of fuel just to compress/pump the exhaust. Energy is energy. Maybe rethinking the alternator efficiency is a better idea?
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