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Old 12-10-2008, 08:59 PM   #14 (permalink)
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That's an interesting idea. Most people probably don't know how much power watts their power steering pump, for example, requires from the engine though. But for people who experimentally determine their electrical overhead, it could prove useful...

Anyway, I've added the drivetrain efficiency field.

And I prettied up the entry form a little bit and have started adding notes/explanations for the various fields/values.
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