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Old 04-09-2003, 11:50 PM
ericnguyen ericnguyen is offline
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Why does diesel engine idling consume to little fuel?

Dear friends:

I've heard that diesel engine idling consumes only about 1/80 of
a similarly sized gasoline engine. I cannot figure out the logic behind this difference in fuel consumption level of diesel and gasoline engines. Could someone explain why?

Best regards,

Eric
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