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Old 05-14-2021, 01:50 PM   #32 (permalink)
Isaac Zachary
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Originally Posted by EcoCivic View Post
It would seem to me that if a 50% efficient alternator drops MPG by 10% and you could improve that efficiency to 99.9%, the alternator would then use only half the power from the engine and it would only drop the MPG by 5%. Could be wrong though.
Thanks for the correction! I think I meant to put 75% and then put 99.9%.
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