4 Cylinder Diesels Freeway/Highway Speeds


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How do the diesel rangers handle the freeway? I've heard they need pretty high RPM's to do 60-80 mph. Is there much difference with the Turbo?
 


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Considering how terribly under powered they were... I'd be shocked if they could actually do 80mph.
 

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Anything will do 80mph with the rigjt gearing and turbo size.

Still want this diesel. You should send it to me.
 

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Heres 0-60 on a 2.2L perkins..you *might* coax 65-70 out of it but its going to take you 10 miles...

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Heres a 2.3L turbo 0-60...
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Bout on par with a gas 2.3.
 

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Heres 0-60 on a 2.2L perkins..you *might* coax 65-70 out of it but its going to take you 10 miles...

.

Heres a 2.3L turbo 0-60...
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Bout on par with a gas 2.3.
Isn’t the 2.3 Turbo a 5 speed? Looked like it was just shifted into 4th at 60mph there.
 

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Anything will do 80mph with the rigjt gearing and turbo size.

Still want this diesel. You should send it to me.
I’m going to check it out but I’ll pm you if I don’t get it.
 

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Isn’t the 2.3 Turbo a 5 speed? Looked like it was just shifted into 4th at 60mph there.
I would assume its a 5 speed.
 

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