[Vwdiesel] Diesel Braking
kadm at pugetsound.net
Sat Jan 3 14:07:47 EST 2004
> > > cylinders. This vacuum, (@ 25 lbs. or a bit less than 2 atm.), causes
> Did you mean 25 inches of mercury, not 25 PSI? That's more representative of
> the kind of vacuum you'd expect to find in a gasser intake manifold.
> It's a physical impossibility to have any more than 1 atmosphere worth of
> vacuum. Most you can get is 29.92" at sea level and less the higher you go up.
Yes, indeedy...inches is what is written on my VDO gauge. Ya know, I had
walked out, before I typed it as "lbs.", to check the gauge for what the
units were, and, by the time I got back in the house, "inches" became typed
as "lbs." :(. Mercy three times.
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