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Does anyone care about fuel efficiency?

Discussion in 'General Industry Questions' started by them1677, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. TDI guy

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    I sure would do that sooner than let restrictive garbage in the exhaust that does nothing but cost an honest, hard working man more money some days than he makes!!!! the magnets might do some good!!!=)
     
  2. AzIron

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    So I have a 20 year old backhoe that I run with my brand new Deeres that cat will run 2 hard days on a tank of fuel and I barely get a day and a half out of the deeres on fumes

    Emissions hurt fuel economy as much as better injection systems and engine design helped

    With what I have heard read and conversed with engineers at the factory it will be at least 5 more years before fuel economy will overcome the added load of emissions

    Along with more complex systems now backhoes are being manufactured with load sense pumps witch cost a fortune to replace compared to good old gear pumps not saying it's bad but at additional cost there is no money saved only more money spent and that's before paying dealer service rates to fix anything just the price of parts is ridiculous
     
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  4. check

    check Senior Member

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    Haven't ouimet somewhere before?
     
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