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10-24-2013, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Tom

Technically Ford never made the 4.5L V6 either;...

Technically Ford never made the 4.5L V6 either; it was simply a rebadged Navistar VT275 that only made it into the LCF trucks. It did have a single turbocharger. :)
10-20-2013, 09:01 PM
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Posted By Tom

We will see, and I honesty hope you are correct. ...

We will see, and I honesty hope you are correct. I've had two diesel pickups in the past, and while they were efficient and powerful they had their own drawbacks. I'm more interested to see the...
10-20-2013, 08:26 PM
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Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

:-huh That same engine is rated for 30 MPG...

:-huh

That same engine is rated for 30 MPG in a rear-wheel-drive(and much lighter) Grand Cherokee. Volkswagen can't even get a front-wheel-drive sedan to get better than 42 MPGs, and you honestly...
12-14-2012, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Tom

I never said that they were. Let me restatate...

I never said that they were. Let me restatate the theme of my previous post:
12-13-2012, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Tom

Cylinder count is almost meaningless to a diesel...

Cylinder count is almost meaningless to a diesel engine because the combustion cycle has no trouble with large volumes of fuel in huge cylinders. That's why everything from a Dodge 3/4 ton pickup...
10-08-2012, 09:44 PM
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Posted By Tom

Nope, not a sponsor. Just a volunteer. :-X22

Nope, not a sponsor. Just a volunteer. :-X22
10-08-2012, 09:27 PM
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Posted By Tom

I have never heard of anyone having trouble...

I have never heard of anyone having trouble finding a TDI VW. In fact I found a grand total of 95...yes 95...TDI Volkswagens in stock near me. These include model years 2012 and 2013 Golfs,...
10-08-2012, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Tom

Complete agree here. ;) But...

Complete agree here. ;)



But completely disagree here. There is supply and demand for just about everything; the manufacturer controls the supply curve and the consumers control the demand...
10-08-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

Do you? You never said anything about the fuel...

Do you? You never said anything about the fuel tax conspiracy that I was disagreeing with!



Never did I say that the demand wasn't there. My point was that it's much more difficult to build...
10-08-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

A baseless conspiracy theory, there is no such...

A baseless conspiracy theory, there is no such restriction. The real reason diesels from Europe typically aren't for sale here is both lack of demand for diesel cars as well as the differing...
07-20-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

And which modern engine does that? Other than...

And which modern engine does that? Other than the occasional 6.0L I have yet to hear of any engine that's needed injectors and head gaskets by 80,000 miles. Furthermore how does smog technology...
06-18-2012, 07:36 PM
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Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

The irony in this thread is amazing. :-X22

The irony in this thread is amazing. :-X22
05-02-2012, 09:41 PM
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Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

:-X24 I love conspiracy theories. :-wink ...

:-X24

I love conspiracy theories. :-wink

:-yeahrigh
04-05-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 23,455
Posted By Tom

I tried a couple weeks ago, and the decision was...

I tried a couple weeks ago, and the decision was made to keep it around for a future small diesel. :confused:
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