[Vwdiesel] payload capacity
libbybapa at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 13:00:51 PST 2009
Nope. I live in Flagstaff, Arizona @ 7,000 feet of elevation.
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:35 AM, Matt <matt_lisa at sprynet.com> wrote:
> You must live at sea level.
> My Rabbit in CO would only go 65 reliably. I just moved to Florida, so
> when I get the car down here, it should cook. At higher altitudes, the 1.5
> and 1.6NA engines are terrible. No power at all.
> On Nov 25, 2009, at 11:30 AM, Andrew .Libby wrote:
> > Comments like that confuse me a bit. A stock 48hp non turbo 1.6 VANAGON
> > will make it up to 65 on the flat and weighs 2,000 lbs more than a caddy
> > with double the frontal area and wind resistance of a big brick. My '86
> > non-turbo 1.6 jetta would go 85 on flat ground with pedal left over and
> > routine cruising speed was 75+ on the freeway with two adults, a child
> > all the rest of the space in the car filled with stuff.
> > Andrew
> > On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Will Taygan <william at taygan.com> wrote:
> >> Your caddy goes 70?? ;)
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