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post #10 of Old 10-29-2012
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Re: How Hard To Push My Perkins

Unlike petrol engines, diesels (all diesels) are designed to be run under a decent load and relatively high rpms - even WOT - for long periods of time.

Long periods at idle/light load glazes the bore.

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