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post #9 of (permalink) Old 07-03-05, 07:02 PM
Pantelis Giamarellos
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Re: Disco V8 fuel consumption.

Austin Hi,
5.500 rpm sounds a bit high for the LR/RR V8.
But then again I am used to the Tdi in Landies and even 4000 rpm is way too
much for those lumps of iron (Tdi I mean)

Take care

"Austin Shackles" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> 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

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

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