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Old 12-01-2010, 09:22 PM   #58 (permalink)
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I would love to but every dang efficient engine discussion gets Mechs whirlygig brought into it.

I would like to know, based on one of the main positive aspects of the wheeliebob design, what the losses are for reciprocating pistons, say at 2000 rpm for a 1.5 liter 4cyl car. Any guesses?
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