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Old 02-18-2016, 06:15 AM   #12 (permalink)
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This may be your take on things.

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Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
Yes turbo chargers lower particulate emissions, increase fuel economy and may slightly increase NOx but who cares about NOx unless you are in a NOx pollution prone area.

In a diesel the exhaust scrubbers lower fuel economy by several MPG.
The only thing that should be done with diesel exhaust scrubbers is ripped out and taken to the scrap yard.
But it is hardly the responsible thing to do environmentally and as time goes - legally.

It also shows a misunderstanding of how effective diesel particulate filters (DPF) can be. A properly sized and operating DPF will trap over 85% of particulate matter and reduce efficiency far less than your proposed "several miles per gallon". The problem has been the first applications have been less than stellar.
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