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Old 11-09-2012, 04:06 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
The gassers are all-aluminum, but nodular iron is still prevalent for Diesels.
Oh, you were talking about diesel. Over here in the US we don't have many of those :P

Yea the Skyactiv diesels are aluminum to save weight (probably doesn't hurt that cooling is less of an issue too), and the reduced compression ratio reduces the strength requirement.
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