The good old engine debate....

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Re: The good old engine debate....

Post by Jarvo »

mrhutch wrote: 18 Nov 2020, 10:45 Define the brief.

What do you want to achieve?  What's the most important factor (fuel economy/speed/torque/budget)?  

Unless you can clearly state the problem then you can't find the correct solution..

Speed & torque. I want to be able to cruise along at 60/65 and tackle hills without any real issue - this is the whole point of this. Reliability, I want something I can set of on a journey and trust it will get me there and back. I am not overly concerned about economy.

After that, of course it is budget. I want the simplest, which often equals most cost effective, upgrade path. I also want bang, or let’s say horse power for the buck. There is no point spending X to get Y, when spending a little bit more than X gets me 2xY.

Does that make sense?
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Re: The good old engine debate....

Post by mrhutch »

then, IMHO you should go with the AGG/ADY option.

once installed it's easy to service, work on etc..  you already have all the fitting kit as you're starting from a diesel.
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