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Regardless of the spelling mistake and inaccuracies I asked if the principle is sound.

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hmmm quite clever that.

wouldnt trust that particular device, but the theory seems correct, interesting.....
 

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The theory is realistic, but for me it’s a patch, not a real solution. It can lower the load on alternator during acceleration, but the main brake - alternator is still there. I would prefer a mechanical solution, like using the clutch from AC compressor on alternator to be able to disconnect it completely for the short moments of acceleration - as does the BMW efficient dynamics system.
 

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I've seen modern vauxhalls with a clutch type alternator pulley, only problem is you need special tools to take the pulley off when it or the alternator fails. Just another point to go wrong, theory is good though.
 

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Intrigued by the fact that the device looks to be mostly heat sink and has a thermal overload cut out. Implies lots of potential savings are disappearing as heat.
 

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The theory is realistic, but for me it’s a patch, not a real solution. It can lower the load on alternator during acceleration, but the main brake - alternator is still there. I would prefer a mechanical solution, like using the clutch from AC compressor on alternator to be able to disconnect it completely for the short moments of acceleration - as does the BMW efficient dynamics system.
I've always wondered about this idea,

Would only be a small load of the engine, but anything helps.
 
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