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Date:         Thu, 28 May 2015 13:08:10 -0400
Reply-To:     KIM BRENNAN <kimbrennan@MAC.COM>
Sender:       Vanagon Mailing List <>
From:         KIM BRENNAN <kimbrennan@MAC.COM>
Subject:      Re: Advice on TD engine problem
Comments: To: Karl Mullendore <tdiguru@WESTYVENTURES.COM>
In-Reply-To:  <vanagon%2015052813034355@GERRY.VANAGON.COM>
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Not to mention having driven 2.0 inline 4s, 2.6 inline 5’s….

Karl’s TDI has as much power as the 3.3 Subaru engines, with double the fuel economy.

> On May 28, 2015, at 1:03 PM, Karl Mullendore <tdiguru@WESTYVENTURES.COM> wrote: > > I HAVE driven 2.2, 2.5, 3.0 and 3.3 converted vans. Nope, I'm still very > happy with my choice, and it's hardly 'an old diesel vehicle'. Mine has a > modern TDI powerplant, has a catalyst in place and runs quite clean. 20-22 > mpg is attainable in well-tuned stock 2WD WBXers. :-) A 5800-lb Syncro Westy > getting 26-30 and ability to use alternative fuels while supplying twice wbx > torque? You're trying to convince the wrong guy. Diesel 'here' is same as > gas, within a few cents, btw. > Karl >

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