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    Cool What's the most powerful diesel on the forum

    Mines 260hp @ 3500

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy
    power isnt everything.
    Quite right .... and hp alone doesnt move the car ... you also need torque ...
    And then theres the aspect of how its measured ...
    The thing you want to know is @wheel.
    Last edited by TechWolf; 17th October 2005 at 16:27.

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    Quote Originally Posted by David2452
    Mines 260hp @ 3500

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    from a 1.9? what have you done to get that?

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    Well, there's this little baby......



    3500 bhp @ 1900rpm / 10,000 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm

    As it's now on the forum, I guess that makes it "The most powerful diesel on the forum"!!

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    I think he may be referring to the floaty thing in his avatar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan
    Well, there's this little baby......



    3500 bhp @ 1900rpm / 10,000 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm

    As it's now on the forum, I guess that makes it "The most powerful diesel on the forum"!!
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    Put it in your car then !! ...
    A simple swap for your 2.0T ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by TechWolf
    Put it in your car then !! ...
    A simple swap for your 2.0T ....
    I may have to make some bonnet modifications!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy
    from a 1.9? what have you done to get that?
    Pulling your leg guys its 1/2 ton and 3.7l 4 banger in the boat.


    David

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duncan
    Well, there's this little baby......



    3500 bhp @ 1900rpm / 10,000 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm

    As it's now on the forum, I guess that makes it "The most powerful diesel on the forum"!!

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    Duncan , you know i've got the modding bug again will you stop putting engine conversions into my head as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ceejay
    Whats the Engine then David, Yanmar Diesel?? (Boat-speak for those that are )
    The boat in the picture actually has a 5.0 V8 petrol, just traded her in at Southampton boat show for a new one with Volvo D4 comon rail diesel. Seemed a bit silly to have a diesel car at 40+ MPG and the boat lucky to get 1.5mpg at cruise, especialy with marine diesel at 1/4 to 1/3 the price of petrol.

    David

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