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I follow the rationale for the pump. I'm inclined to agree that a cooler engine won't appreciably change the work it does.
The alternator will be called on to provide juice for the cooling fan, less for a cool engine. Electric fans are much more efficient than the old belt driven fans, which used to contribute a 10% mileage loss or so in the bad old days.
Are there any decent advantages to avoiding generating waste heat?
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- Do cooler operating temps reduce mechanical losses?, mag , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 02:54:45
- Re: Do cooler operating temps reduce mechanical losses?, Ari , Tue, 14 Jul 2009 04:19:15
- Let's leave the politics aside ..., mag , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 21:41:35
- Re: Do cooler operating temps reduce mechanical losses?, mag , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:48:16
- I have never used ethanol,, tibbidoh , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 15:46:26
- Re: I have never used ethanol, mag , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 20:13:08
- Re: I have never used ethanol - me either, oldsaab, Mon, 13 Jul 2009 17:09:44
- Re: I have never used ethanol,, Justin VanAbrahams , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 16:35:33
- Re: I have never used ethanol,, oldsaab, Mon, 13 Jul 2009 21:52:45
- pump and fan, mag , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 22:30:43 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: I have never used ethanol,, Landjet , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 17:13:50
- Re: Do cooler operating temps reduce mechanical losses?, tibbidoh , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 07:00:39
- Re: Do cooler operating temps reduce mechanical losses?, Landjet , Mon, 13 Jul 2009 05:18:29
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