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Old 06-07-2010, 12:00 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by PaleMelanesian View Post
Cruising, even at 90 mph, isn't putting that much load on the engine. The calculator shows about 42 hp required, and a more aerodynamic car would need even less. Most likely, you'd be pulling a vacuum rather than boost.

I can see a problem with P&G type driving, though.
Well, the fact of the matter that our cars make bost at idle with no load prety much shoots this one out the window.

At 90 I believe 5 PSI is fairly normal for a 1.9 TDI.
I make 3.x at 65~75 MPH
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