[Vwdiesel] Volvo Diesels
syncronized_turbo at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jan 12 02:32:21 EST 2007
LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:
> Amazing what a 3" exhaust would do to drop temps. Maybe
> bigger if it's a TD. 2 1/2 on the 1.6, so I figure 3" for my 2.0 Audi
> TD then at LEAST 3" for a 2.4 TD Volvo. EGT drops dramatically
> with bigger exhaust. That in turn would drop operating heat load.
> I don't understand where all this "diesels run hotter than a gas"
> stuff comes from.
It's not so much a "diesel runs hotter than gas" thing as a "the 2.4
runs hotter than the 1.6" thing. Apparently over time they can run hot
enough to de-temper the rings (???) which makes them quite smoky as they
get older. I'm more than a little skeptical about that one, though.
Engine in question is an NA model, though eventually I'll probably buy
and drop in a TD engine once I get serious about the Volvo. Which, given
how long of a project I'm looking at the Ultimate Syncro project being,
might be pretty soon just so I have a driveable diesel. ;)
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