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Old 01-14-2008, 12:37 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Stan View Post
I don't mean to be rude...but no, it won't.
I've documented quite clearly that it will, and have corroboration from others who have done it as well (including a Jetta TDI owner).

It actually turned out to be the single most effective mod I've done to date. Most of my driving in the past 2 summers has been alternator-less (with a combination of solar/grid recharging).

There are significant caveats, however. See

Latest mods test: 15 mods = 15% MPG improvement: A-B test, 2007 Honda Civic 1.8L, 5-speed
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Manual vs. automatic transmission MPG showdown: Nissan Micra 1.6L

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