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Old 07-31-2012, 12:23 AM   #13 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Originally Posted by ron View Post
I think any increase in fuel/air ratio will help the diesel
With diesels you want to cram as much air into the cylinders as possible, there is no throttling, just a turbo to further stuff even more air into the cylinders. You just dump in more fuel to go faster or pull harder.
We do not have to worry about air fuel ratios.
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