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Old 09-05-2008, 09:46 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Aerocivic - '92 Honda Civic CX
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You get the same effect with a steam car. While sitting at the stoplight, the engine is sitting motionless at 0 rpm and as long as the steam pressure is at normal levels, the burner doesn't fire. Steam cars produce ungodly amounts of low end torque.
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