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Old 09-25-2019, 03:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by roosterk0031 View Post
the reason to Atkinson a gas it is so the engine doesn't get a full cylinder of air it without having to choke it with the throttle.
I believe the reason for the Atkinson Cycle is to use the extra expansion energy to push the piston further down, rather than fighting that extra expansion to waste it into the exhaust manifold.
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