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Old 09-28-2019, 08:06 AM   #390 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by litesong View Post
Fifty+ years ago, jet engines had the same problems, as they tried to raise burner can temperatures for better efficiencies.
That is why turbines remain less efficient than diesels. Metal can't take the peak temperatures needed for efficiency on a continuous basis, no matter what we spend. Unfortunately, those temperatures burn nitrogen.
There is no excuse for a land vehicle to weigh more than its average payload.
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