How come pickup diesel clatters?

Discussion in 'OT Driven' started by Jerboy, Jan 2, 2005.

  1. Jerboy

    Jerboy Guest

    The turbodsl from all three manufactures (GM, Dodge, Ford) all clatter distinctively. Semi's with detroit diesel engine and city buses with Cummins ISL 280 engine roars and whines, but you can't hear the clatter.

    Explanation?
     
  2. gthesob

    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    Fords are loud, I can alway tell when ones around.
     
  3. lowelcam96

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    high compression ratio
     

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