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Old 04-08-2010
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Do a speed RPM graph to find out the most efficient region for the engine. Diesels like to run at 80% of rated HP for the most efficient and long life area. I will run 2800, 2900 rpm for long periods backing off to around 2200, 2400 just to prevent running at one speed all the time.
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