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Old 01-21-2018, 03:55 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
Now why would they do that? Every diesel I've ever seen puts out crap when it's accelerating, not so much when it's at steady load. Follow a semi as it downshifts going up a hill, for instance.
Because they were never designed or optimised to function as the sole power units.

2004 Smart Fortwo 0.7 petrol.
Many, many bicycles.
2019 Volvo XC90 T8 - 400BHP plug in hybrid insanity.

All journeys I do under 10 miles are human powered - I make journeys, not excuses..
2019 mileage - 1900 by car, 7100 by bicycle.
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