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Old 05-23-2020, 12:35 AM   #47 (permalink)
JSH
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I was in line at a drive-up window today behind a Forester PZEV. It had a little green leaf in the V, so when I got home I looked it up. Boxer 2.4, CVT and an electric motor/battery pack.]
Evaporative emissions add up. Plenty of old vehicles leak more hydrocarbons in a day of sitting idle than a modern car creates driving. Motorcycles have particularly bad evaporative emissions - even new ones.
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