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post #7 of Old 09-04-2009
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Originally Posted by roline View Post
The rule of thumb that I've used is that you have 18 hp-hrs in a gallon of diesel.
The 2QM15 is rated at 14 horsepower, so 14/18 = 0.777 gallons per hour, which is pretty close to Yanmar's spec for the engine. Just some confirmation of your rule of thumb....

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