[Vwdiesel] Polo TDI

David Cook vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 29 21:16:15 PST 2007

I'm not sure that anyone has said that diesel or
diesel fumes isn't pollution.  

I think that the point of the whole conversation is
more along the lines that people need to put things in
perspective and get their priorities straight as far
as pollution and environmentalism and the like are


--- Greg Johnson <gregsj2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I like most, if not all of you, am a diesel driver. 
> I hate to rain on the
> parade, but let's not fool ourselves here.  With all
> due respect, the
> "stuff" coming out of most diesel tail pipes *is
> pollution.*  Further,
> diesel is a known carcinogen.   Don't shoot me, I'm
> only the piano player.
> See
>   Hence, the
> reason I run as much BioD as the weather will allow.
> Having said that, I agree with much of what's been
> said here   As mentioned
> previously on this list, the famous Volkswagen 1
> Litre proves that high
> mileage diesel cars can be built.
> We need to get back to basics and build light cars. 
> One proven way is kit
> cars.  A good example is the car built by high
> school students in Philly.
>  This 1800lb
> chassis is powered by a VW TDI (rear) and an
> electric motor (front).
>  Ditch the
> electric stuff, stick with the TDI and you'd have
> one heck of ride.
> Greg J
> Stephen wrote:
> From: "Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Polo TDI
> To: r.c.brown at ieee.org
> Cc: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
> Message-ID:
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> Yes, people naturally assume that smoke = more
> pollution when in fact that
> smoke is mostly carbon and unburned diesel, which is
> not as much a pollutant
> as what even 'clean' gassers put out
> --
> Stephen T. Kraus Jr.
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