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12-14-2012, 10:27 AM
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Posted By parkland

Semis in north America are mostly I6 engines. ...

Semis in north America are mostly I6 engines.
There are many v8, v12, v16 truck / industrial engines that run just fine.
I don't know where the I6 idealism keeps getting generated from, but it is...
12-03-2012, 10:26 PM
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Posted By parkland

If dodge does make it to market with a 30 MPG 1/2...

If dodge does make it to market with a 30 MPG 1/2 ton ram, I think they would sell a lot of units.
12-03-2012, 06:27 PM
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Posted By parkland

I also don't see it happening, I would like it to...

I also don't see it happening, I would like it to happen, but I don't see the market when diesel costs so much right now.
11-16-2012, 08:20 PM
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Posted By parkland

2007 Ford Ranger 2WD XL TURBO DIESEL White 5sp M...

2007 Ford Ranger 2WD XL TURBO DIESEL White 5sp M | eBay (http://www.ebay.com.au/sch/sis.html?_nkw=2007+Ford+Ranger+2WD+XL+TURBO+DIESEL+White+5sp+M+&_itemId=390324817640)
11-16-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By parkland

I think it might have been a dream, but feel free...

I think it might have been a dream, but feel free to correct me.

Ford brazil used an I6 6.4 liter in the SD's...
Other countries, apparently cummins engines were in SD's.

smaller engines,...
10-08-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By parkland

This is one of the craziest comments I've seen...

This is one of the craziest comments I've seen since Kajtek1 was posting here :-roll
07-24-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

I wouldn't say tow trucks are "severe duty..." ...

I wouldn't say tow trucks are "severe duty..."

Plow trucks, I think they could operate fine with 100 hp and the right gears,

I think that diesels that take the worst beating are ones that get...
07-24-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

Out of fairness, if it weren't for smog test, we...

Out of fairness, if it weren't for smog test, we wouln'dt need 30,000 psi of fuel pressure to drive around.

Right there, many expenses would be spared. :-X16
07-24-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

While I don't dispute your ideas or claims, I...

While I don't dispute your ideas or claims, I think that most ambulances are a poor idea if based on diesel powertrains. too much idling !!! Even on a tuned newer engine, or older diesel even... too...
06-18-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By parkland

Theres no doubt you could tweak a v10 a ton of...

Theres no doubt you could tweak a v10 a ton of ways to get better mileage.
I doubt it would be cheap.



To get the absolute best mileage with any engine in a vehicle....

1. Find the HP you...
06-18-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

Are you at all familiar with the ecoboost? ...

Are you at all familiar with the ecoboost?

When engines with a turbocharger get worked hard, extra air is forced in, so they are not limited to the power they can make on they're natural volume...
06-18-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 106
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Posted By parkland

That is a good point. Engines with...

That is a good point.
Engines with turbochargers change the story though.
06-17-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

The one in the above link is 268 hp. About the...

The one in the above link is 268 hp.
About the same as a 7.3, but maybe better TQ line if it came with TT's.

I keep hearing stories of dodge getting diesels in their smaller vehicles, haven't...
06-17-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

Maybe a 4.4l in an f250, not a SD, but just an...

Maybe a 4.4l in an f250, not a SD, but just an f250.
05-06-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,432
Posted By parkland

Economy? What economy? Diesel has been...

Economy? What economy? Diesel has been consistently costing more than gas, and a diesel trucks costs a ton more to buy and look after ?!?
Would you buy an f150 for a family vehicle with DPF, urea,...
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