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      11-15-2009, 07:36 PM   #34
Jim E.
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Originally Posted by Insider View Post
He's probably referring to the fact that with the diesel you have to wait for the turbos to pressurize the engine with 27PSI of boost to make its stock 265hp, while the gas engine only needs 9psi to make its 300 hp.
Correct! Also, diesel internals generally weigh more than gas engines etc....
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