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Old 08-22-2008, 10:03 PM
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They aren't always constant. Most diesel engines I've dealt with are a lot louder when cold, quiet down considerably once up to operating temperature, and can get quieter still after being worked hard. The quality of the sound is also going to vary depending on rpm and load.
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