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Old 07-10-2013, 04:58 PM   #19
funnky
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Originally Posted by DerrickRH View Post
That was really awesome as I keep hoping SOA brings us the turbo diesel. While he wasn't that fast, I bet he was averaging the best MPG getting there!

One question I have for anyone knowledgeable about diesels: I understand the MPG improvement and being able to run on lower octane diesel being overall better for the environment, but a lot of diesels I see on the road spew black smoke out the tailpipe when they give it the beans. What gives with that and is it really something toxic? Regardless, I want one.
the smoke is from way to much fuel being injected.
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