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Old 05-14-2008, 08:15 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Breyton-BMW View Post
I heard this one from a cab driver. He says that turning on the lights consumes more gas.
hahaha ... in a way, there's some truth to this. even bmw has moved to "disconnect" the charging system (i.e., alternator) at times. i guess the cab driver computed how much extra hp he gains or less fuel he consumes saving those 55w x 2 ...
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