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Old 12-04-2019, 08:39 AM   #4 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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The US environmental protection agency some times called the ethanol production agency declared war on nitrogen oxide emissions in the late 1960s or early 1970s because a hand full of places, probably around 0.1% of the lower 48 land area had smog problems because they bet on infinite exponential growth.
And that killed the diesel small vehicle market here in the US about the time it started and killed off lean lean burn gasoline engines by the 1990s.
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1984 chevy suburban, custom made 6.5L diesel turbocharged with a Garrett T76 and Holset HE351VE, 22:1 compression 13psi of intercooled boost.
1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
2011 leaf SL, white, portable 240v CHAdeMO, trailer hitch, new batt as of 2014.
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