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Old 07-21-2017, 02:22 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
Thanks for continuing the thread.
No problemo. I have it mostly written out, its just a matter of rolling out all the parts of it. There are 5 parts in total.

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I think this description so far suggests significant complexity in using TEGs to replace an alternator entirely. A much simpler set up would contribute to reducing alternator need. It could be smaller and cheaper.
This is possible, but is there much point in saving 5A from an alternator? The gains will be fairly small.

As Oil Pan mentioned in one of the other threads, doing a temporary alt delete will give you a good idea of the gains you'll get from doing a mod such as this.
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