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Old 04-23-2015, 11:19 PM   #57 (permalink)
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If you people cant comprehend what BTUs per mile fuel economy is then no wonder you still believe in surface carbs and vapor this and that.

Originally Posted by Cycle View Post
I don't know what comparison you're trying to make as regards your "BTU comparison of the 2 fuels". You'll note it's energy per volume (BTU/gallon)... removing volume gives you nothing to compare.
I give up.

Originally Posted by Cycle View Post
removing volume gives you nothing to compare
Funny you say that. Engineering calculations are always done in mass or in units of energy and not volume.
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