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Old 01-20-2016, 09:23 PM   #79 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ConnClark View Post
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.
Noise doesn't take a lot of energy to produce though, consider how much noise you can get from a typical 100w car stereo.
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