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Old 10-04-2014, 05:47 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I thought there was a thread on someone who did this before, but I can't find it right now, I think it might have even been one that got put on the front page. More to the point, I was thinking the aero penalty of the roof mounted solar panel caused there to be zero net gain

Edit: I think this is the thread I was thinking about

Originally Posted by VXmpgRacer View Post
With 5000+ miles of testing on consistent routes, the results of this experiment are in.

The alternator belt was NOT removed.

Running the entire electrical system on only the solar system resulted in statistically insignificant mileage increase. (not expected)

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