Thread: Diesel Engines
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      11-04-2005, 02:35 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by E90Fleet
You have a Turbo Charger, with variable vanes
You have a Intercooler
You dont have spark plugs, diesel self ignites due to high compession, but you hvae glowplugs to help when engine is cold

You have a diesel catalitic converter

Your fuel pressure is about 1,600bar
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Now....with this common rail thing? Is that how the fuel is sent to the chambers? What about direct injection? (Does the BMW use direct injection in the diesels)?