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post #8 of (permalink) Old 07-03-05, 07:02 PM
Pantelis Giamarellos
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Re: Disco V8 fuel consumption.

Tim Hi again,

To be frank with you I have not asked him about the general feel of the
engine but i will be asking him tomorrow when I speak with him again.

Take care

"Tim Hobbs" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> 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

> >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.
> --
> Tim Hobbs
> '58 Series 2 88" aka "Stig"
> '77 101FC Ambulance aka "Burrt"
> '03 Volvo V70

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