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Old 12-05-2016, 11:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Metro sedan with 1.3L & tall gearing (why not more efficient than 1.0L?)

OK was wondering why nobody uses the sedan? The aero is better. The why doesn't anyone use the 1.3 but gear it where it fires less than the 1.0. Listen. If u drive the 1.0 at 55 and the rpms are 3000 and a 1.3 with tall gears and tires so it turns 2000 rpms. With less turning of water pump, oil pump, alt etc. Wouldn't that save fuel. Isn't the 1.3 a better motor?


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Old 12-06-2016, 12:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 12-06-2016, 10:48 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I know what he's asking about! (I added more descriptive info to the thread title.)
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Old 12-06-2016, 11:58 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Why not run the 1.0L at 2000 RPM? Less is more!

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