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Old 12-01-2004, 02:19 PM
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Originally Posted by jaisonline
the follow is an excerpt from a "motley fool" article. (i didn't know which forum to post this to. the "diy" forum seemed most logical because it talks about altering the car somewhat.)

the author wrote about tips to improve gas mileage. the 1st 1/2 of the article talked about replacing your stock air filter w/ a aftermarket high flow one. i can see his point. however, his 2nd suggestion about replacing the car's ground wired system caught me off guard. i'm not sure if i agree with that. anyone heard of this? you agree? ...maybe this suggestion is really meant for very old cars?

anway, here is 2nd 1/2 of the article.
I don't get it...

How does electrical resistance have anthing to do with the mileage and HP unless it makes the engine performe more effeciently? I see the effeciency of the engine being a mechanical process for the most part, not an electrical one.