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Old 01-20-2016, 08:32 PM   #78 (permalink)
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The biggest argument against fast acceleration is that excess pressure is left in the cylinder when you lay into the gas and it just ends up as noise when the exhaust valve opens. Its called blow down and with the otto cycle it is un avoidable. The more gas you give the engine the more that goes to waste.
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