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post #7 of (permalink) Old 07-03-05, 05:02 AM
Austin Shackles
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Re: Disco V8 fuel consumption.

On or around Sun, 03 Jul 2005 11:38:29 +0100, Tim Hobbs
<[email protected]> enlightened us thusly:

>On Sun, 3 Jul 2005 11:08:54 +0300, "Pantelis Giamarellos"
><[email protected]> wrote:
>>?im Hi,
>>I also fear that my friend's Disco V8 has a serious problem either with the
>>general condition of the engine or the Efi or ignition system.
>>Take care

>ICBW but I would have thought that a 50% loss of fuel economy would
>show some fairly obvious performance losses or exhaust garbage as
>well. It should pull smoothly and fairly strongly from as low as 1000
>rpm without hesitation, and rev to 4500 through the gears.

If you nail it, it should rev to about 5500...

Austin Shackles. my opinions are just that
"Quos deus vult perdere, prius dementat" Euripedes, quoted in
Boswell's "Johnson".
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