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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
>>Pantelis

>
>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...

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