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post #12 of Old 09-11-2009
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There is 112,000 btu's in a gallon of gas. There is 130,000 btu's in a gallon of diesel. Given the same efficiently of engines the diesel would use less fuel to do the same work. However, diesel engines are also inherently more efficient than a gas engine as they burn more of the available fuel and less goes out of the exhaust.


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