[Vwdiesel] Honda 2.2L diesel Mileage

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Thu Aug 18 09:50:13 EDT 2005

 Old Volvo 4 cylinder engines had fibre cam gears; fairly high failure rate. Probably not a good idea for an interference engine. Mild helical grind would be fairly quiet, especially since the trend now seems to be encasing the whole engine in plastic covers. Makes me gag.
Bob in the Entire State
-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Shepherd <mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk>
To: vwdiesel at vwfans.com; Mark <fairlane at springcom.com>
Sent: Thu, 18 Aug 2005 13:22:04 +0100
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Honda 2.2L diesel Mileage

What about fibre sprockets?
----- Original Message -----
From: Mark <fairlane at springcom.com>
To: Mark Shepherd <mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2005 12:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Honda 2.2L diesel Mileage

: Mark Shepherd wrote:
: >
: >...Wouldnt take much to convert; just a few castings and an oil
: >supply/drain or maybe a good greasing. Would the noise be heard?
: >Miser...
: >
: >
: >
: Gears would be noisier.  They're working hard to make these things
: acceptable to the motoring
: public, who mostly believe that a car should be absolutely silent
: Buick Roadmasher.
: We're a subset of autodom that likes noisy....   Ah, a 24V cummins
: the morning... nothing finer...

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