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Old 01-11-2017, 02:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Sub - '84 Chevy Diesel Suburban C10
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90 day: 19.5 mpg (US)

camaro - '85 Chevy Camaro Z28

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Yeah 4cyl gasoline engine cars typically lose about 2hp to isobaric losses.
Easiest way to fix that is get a diesel engine.
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1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1985 chevy camaro mostly stock.
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