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Diesel performance handbook for pickups and SUVs

Author: Ben Watson
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Motorbooks, 2008.
Series: Motorbooks workshop.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With gas prices rising, alternative fuels look like an answer. Hybrids sound good, but what about the batteries? And fuel cells still seem to be a pie-in-the-sky. Which leave us the good old diesel! This book tells us how to get the most out of the diesel engine, improving fuel efficiency and as important, torgue.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Watson
ISBN: 9780760328972 0760328978
OCLC Number: 209631612
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: The basics of the diesel engine --
Injection systems --
The engine families --
Electronics and the diesel engine --
Turbochargers --
Transmissions --
Diagnostics --
Supplementary brakes --
Gauges, displays, and monitoring devices --
Bolt-on power --
Programming power --
Fuel delivery power --
Built-in power.
Series Title: Motorbooks workshop.
Other Titles: Pickups and SUVs
Responsibility: Ben Watson.
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With gas prices rising, alternative fuels look like an answer. Hybrids sound good, but what about the batteries? And fuel cells still seem to be a pie-in-the-sky. Which leave us the good old diesel! This book tells us how to get the most out of the diesel engine, improving fuel efficiency and as important, torgue.

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