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Old 02-03-2010, 06:24 AM   #100 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by vtec-e View Post
I tried blocking up the intercooler a bit on the diesel cee'd but the fuel economy literally tanked. I drove it easy, hard, and both drank diesel like theres no tomorrow. Maybe different brands of tdi behave differently with blocked up/ removed intercoolers. I do agree though, that gentle driving will not have the turbo compressing much, therfore cooler intake air. I can't wait to get something with a 1.4tdi next year....and a scangauge!

That indicates, at the car/ FE will benefit from a well executed cold air intake
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