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      01-20-2008, 11:46 PM   #27
GregW / Oregon
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Originally Posted by Epacy View Post
Why are you having such a hard time with this?????

http://www.edmunds.com/insideline/do...leId=115127#14
Because BMW is misusing the term "brake energy regeneration". Why would you think a special battery is required if the alternator is just cutting out part of the time? The only thing special about the battery is that it's a little larger to cover the period when charging is not taking place.
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