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Old 12-18-2003, 11:12 AM   #1
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i mean come on i was at a stop light this green Jetta pulls up and we go for he didnt have a chance!
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With his 60mph coming in like 11 seconds, he didn't have a chance at all...

... but those TDI'* have some low end to them - 155lb-ft of torque from 1950 to 5500 rpm. How'* THAT for a flat torque curve?
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come on, at least pick on the 1.8T! a vr6 would have chewed you up, need a L36 to hang with those

my dad was looking at getting a TDI, they get 50mpg, and probably the best looking car that can get that good of mileage, got the cavy instead
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come on, at least pick on the 1.8T! a vr6 would have chewed you up, need a L36 to hang with those

my dad was looking at getting a TDI, they get 50mpg, and probably the best looking car that can get that good of mileage, got the cavy instead
L27 cant'? It'* only got 5 lb/ft less then a l36, and it'* torque is MUCH lower in the RPM range.

Those TDI VW engines sound horrid too, i was working in drive thru once, and I was scared by the noise.
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the worst is the diesel E-class benzes... ugggghhh i hate diesel cars, although TD torque owns
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a TDI rev to 6,000? oh god... bad enugh when there doing 400 ideling... (bang.. Spputt... Batt... BANG.... sputtte)
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a TDI rev to 6,000? oh god... bad enugh when there doing 400 ideling... (bang.. Spputt... Batt... BANG.... sputtte)
VW diesels are quieter than the bang, sput, bang diesels of old... and no black smoke either

I don't think they sound that bad, the turbos spooling up is a pretty neat thing :P

Toronto to Montreal and back on one tank (almost 700mi?)? Good stuff.
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Thats what i heard the other day when I saw a TDI go past... But then again my duramax is soo smooth I cant even hear it..
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93 fuel..Olds Aurora...Toronto to Manchester NH..810km, 1 tank...8.5L/100km

Diesel is good but, long travel..dont knock unleaded
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Damn Jim, with your gas prices, Thank God you're efficient

I've never heard what the TDi'* sound like, in fact I don't think I've seen one here yet. But I agree they are the best looking car that can get that kind of mileage. Now those Hybrids, those are some fugly looking things!
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