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Old 08-23-2008, 07:55 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by trikkonceptz View Post
OK after seeing that presentation ... lets break it down to simplest form and argue backwards ...

Why can't we buy a Prius Compressor, make hoses and brackets with the proper fittings and wire it up with a switch we control to a seperate battery or in line with our current battery?
If the whole point of this mental exercise is to save gas by reducing the load on the engine, then running it off a separate battery makes the most sense.
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