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Old 10-04-2012, 12:15 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by JTripper View Post
OK my fav cousin einstien I too came to that conclusion.... aside from that fact I was looking for more of a technical answer. I've never had a car (out of 8+ in my lifetime) that had such a setup! I was just wondering WHY?
Have you seen how tight the engine compartment is? There's a lot in there. There's a whole lot of heat soak.

Mine does not have this duct. I do not know why. Maybe they changed to cooler alternators later.
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