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Old 06-22-2009, 01:28 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by LeanBurninating View Post
... although you assume it will be run continuously...
I did no such thing, sheesh. If you want to run the thing it will cost you 4hp while it is running, is that better?

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and you do not account for the decreased amount of time spent out of closed loop on cold start, as well as time spent in and out of lean burn.
I suppose if you want to argue that doing a long smokey burnout coming out of your driveway also shortens "out of closed loop" time, for a net efficiency gain then I would like to see that bit of figuring too

Seriously, 4hp is a huge deficit to overcome in efficiency terms.
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