Recent Changes for "Diesel" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/DieselRecent Changes of the page "Diesel" on Davis Wiki.en-us Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2010-07-28 08:15:09RocksandDirt(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars <span>as d</span>iesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better <span>gas </span>mileage. Known for its unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a<span>lso a</span> wide variety of cars <span>that use diesel engines. D</span>iesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better mileage. Known for its unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2010-07-27 23:20:15BrianNaiman <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There was a period, 2007-2008 I believe, in which VW TDI Diesel vehicles were not 50-state compliant, and therefore could not be sold in California. As of the 2009 model year, VW TDI's are once again 50-state compliant and can be bought new in the state of California. The 2009 model year incorporated major design changes such as the 'common-rail' fuel injection system and a regenerative particulate filter in the exhaust system of VW TDI's. These changes mean that the vehicles are compliant with all CARB and EPA emissions requirements. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There was a period, 2007-2008 I believe, in which VW TDI Diesel vehicles were not 50-state compliant, and therefore could not be sold in California. As of the 2009 model year, VW TDI's are once again 50-state compliant and can be bought new in the state of California. The 2009 model year incorporated major design changes such as the 'common-rail' fuel injection system and a regenerative particulate filter in the exhaust system of VW TDI's. These changes mean that the vehicles are compliant with all CARB and EPA emissions requirements.<span>&nbsp;--BrianNaiman</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2010-07-27 23:19:46BrianNaiman <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ There was a period, 2007-2008 I believe, in which VW TDI Diesel vehicles were not 50-state compliant, and therefore could not be sold in California. As of the 2009 model year, VW TDI's are once again 50-state compliant and can be bought new in the state of California. The 2009 model year incorporated major design changes such as the 'common-rail' fuel injection system and a regenerative particulate filter in the exhaust system of VW TDI's. These changes mean that the vehicles are compliant with all CARB and EPA emissions requirements.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2008-09-13 21:49:58JasonAllerlink fixes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for its unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for its unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> It is not widely recognized that diesel has some environmental advantages over other types of engines. Of the five major emissions from internal combustion engines - carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, particulate matter and nitrogen oxides - diesel emits only small amounts of the first three.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> It is not widely recognized that diesel has some environmental advantages over other types of engines. Of the five major emissions from internal combustion engines - carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, particulate matter and nitrogen oxides - diesel emits only small amounts of the first three. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["TarZxf"] has a 1999.5 VW Jetta TDI. 45-50 MPG, 40 with air conditioning running at all times.<br> <span>-</span> * ["GeorgeLewis"] has a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40 MPG. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["<span>Users/</span>TarZxf"] has a 1999.5 VW Jetta TDI. 45-50 MPG, 40 with air conditioning running at all times.<br> <span>+</span> * ["<span>Users/</span>GeorgeLewis"] has a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40 MPG. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ''New diesels cannot be sold in Calif??? My parents bought a new Oldsmobile diesel in 1988. It turned out to be a lemon, we had more repair$$$ on the engine of that car... This is not saying all diesel engines are bad, but that model became infamous. They replaced it with a Toyota, which NEVER had problems. --["SteveDavison"]''<br> <span>-</span> * No they can't, but that's in 2005, 17 years after your parents bought their car. Laws do change. ;) -- jw<span>&nbsp;</span><br> <span>-</span> * Any more detail about that law, like when it changed? Does this apply only to passenger cars, not trucks? I can't imagine what the reasoning would be. --["SteveDavison"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> ''New diesels cannot be sold in Calif??? My parents bought a new Oldsmobile diesel in 1988. It turned out to be a lemon, we had more repair$$$ on the engine of that car... This is not saying all diesel engines are bad, but that model became infamous. They replaced it with a Toyota, which NEVER had problems. --["<span>Users/</span>SteveDavison"]''<br> <span>+</span> * No they can't, but that's in 2005, 17 years after your parents bought their car. Laws do change. ;) -- jw<br> <span>+</span> * Any more detail about that law, like when it changed? Does this apply only to passenger cars, not trucks? I can't imagine what the reasoning would be. --["<span>Users/</span>SteveDavison"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-26 04:44:09JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Uh, yes. It's been cited since it was stated on the page. -- jw</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 19:44:53SteveDavisonnew info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Update: After checking around, others assured me new diesels CAN be sold, assuming they meet particulate and NOx emissions standards. Do you have a reference for your assertion that they cannot?</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 13:22:05SteveDavisonThings that make you go 'hmmm'. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span> Passenger cars only, since mid year 2003. Mom bought her Jetta TDI wagon new off the lot in Roseville in May 2003. Trucks have different emission requirements. The reason cited by many diesel loving CA'er is that the state hates Diesel cars because they are noisy and cause pollution. I don't believe it one bit, nor does my family. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Passenger cars only, since mid year 2003. Mom bought her Jetta TDI wagon new off the lot in Roseville in May 2003. Trucks have different emission requirements. The reason cited by many diesel loving CA'er is that the state hates Diesel cars because they are noisy and cause pollution. I don't believe it one bit, nor does my family.<span><br> + * Yes, they pollute. So do gasoline engines. It says above the Diesel is cleaner. Fear of biodiesel? I'm not a conspiracy theory believer, but it makes one wonder... I wonder who pushed for the bill.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 11:41:59TarZxfAnswer answer. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Passenger cars only, since mid year 2003. Mom bought her Jetta TDI wagon new off the lot in Roseville in May 2003. Trucks have different emission requirements. The reason cited by many diesel loving CA'er is that the state hates Diesel cars because they are noisy and cause pollution. I don't believe it one bit, nor does my family.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 09:53:53SteveDavisonreply <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Any more detail about that law, like when it changed? Does this apply only to passenger cars, not trucks? I can't imagine what the reasoning would be. --["SteveDavison"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 09:22:44JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * No they can't, but that's in 2005, 17 years after your parents bought their car. Laws do change. ;) -- jw </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 07:15:47SteveDavisoncomment <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ -----<br> + ''New diesels cannot be sold in Calif??? My parents bought a new Oldsmobile diesel in 1988. It turned out to be a lemon, we had more repair$$$ on the engine of that car... This is not saying all diesel engines are bad, but that model became infamous. They replaced it with a Toyota, which NEVER had problems. --["SteveDavison"]''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 06:54:21JeffreyNonkenPossessive "its" has no apostrophe. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for it<span>'</span>s unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for its unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Biodiesel"] is a fuel made from recycled vegetable oil that can be used in <span>D</span>iesel engines. It can also be mixed with diesel fuel to create a blend. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Biodiesel"] is a fuel made from recycled vegetable oil that can be used in <span>d</span>iesel engines. It can also be mixed with diesel fuel to create a blend.<span>&nbsp;Biodiesel prices have generally been higher than those of standard diesel, but recently the gap has been closing.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 06:48:46JabberWokkyRevert to version dated 2005-09-13 21:32:45. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[http://www.best-generator.com China Generator Manufacturer]]<br> - [[http://www.pop-sign-display.com China Neon Sign Manufacturer]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-10-25 05:57:40JackLee <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[http://www.best-generator.com China Generator Manufacturer]]<br> + [[http://www.pop-sign-display.com China Neon Sign Manufacturer]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-09-13 21:32:45TarZxfRemoved 98 TDI, and high price issue (back under $3/gallon most places) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["TarZxf"] has a 1998 VW Jetta TDI. 35-45 MPG. (For sale!)<br> - * ["TarZxf"] also has a 1999.5 VW Jetta TDI. 45-50 MPG.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["TarZxf"] has a 1999.5 VW Jetta TDI. 45-50 MPG, 40 with air conditioning running at all times.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - = Current Diesel Info =<br> - <br> - According to [http://www.tracypress.com/2005-08-05-biz.php a local news source], the current prices is going to remain high for some time. Current price range in the area is $2.73 (in ["Sacramento"]) to $3.15 (in ["West Sacramento"]) per gallon (8/6/05).</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-08-07 18:57:49SteveLambertaded link to biodiesel <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ["Biodiesel"] is a fuel made from recycled vegetable oil that can be used in Diesel engines. It can also be mixed with diesel fuel to create a blend.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-08-06 15:45:37TarZxflink to article on current spike in diesel prices. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ = Current Diesel Info =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ According to [http://www.tracypress.com/2005-08-05-biz.php a local news source], the current prices is going to remain high for some time. Current price range in the area is $2.73 (in ["Sacramento"]) to $3.15 (in ["West Sacramento"]) per gallon (8/6/05).</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-05-16 20:06:25TarZxfAdded second car (first is for sale, too) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["TarZxf"] has a 1998 VW Jetta TDI. 35-45 MPG. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["TarZxf"] has a 1998 VW Jetta TDI. 35-45 MPG.<span>&nbsp;(For sale!)<br> + * ["TarZxf"] also has a 1999.5 VW Jetta TDI. 45-50 MPG.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-29 18:45:13TarZxfWagon = Little, red ; wagen = german for car. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> New diesels cannot be sold in California; cars must have 7,500 miles on them to qualify as used and be legal to sell or register. (source: phone call to Niello Volkswag<span>o</span>n in ["Sacramento"] who carries used diesel Jettas) </td> <td> <span>+</span> New diesels cannot be sold in California; cars must have 7,500 miles on them to qualify as used and be legal to sell or register. (source: phone call to Niello Volkswag<span>e</span>n in ["Sacramento"] who carries used diesel Jettas) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-29 15:03:33BrentLaabsRevert to version dated 2005-04-29 10:39:59. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Comments]]<br> - I have a 1998 VW Jetta TDI that runs on diesel. 35-45 MPG. --["TarZxf"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ = Local Diesels =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- I have a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40MPG. --["GeorgeLewis"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["TarZxf"] has a 1998 VW Jetta TDI. 35-45 MPG.<br> + * ["GeorgeLewis"] has a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40 MPG.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-29 13:38:07TarZxfRevert to version dated 2005-04-28 18:43:26. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- = Local Diesels =</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Comments]]<br> + I have a 1998 VW Jetta TDI that runs on diesel. 35-45 MPG. --["TarZxf"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["TarZxf"] has a 1998 VW Jetta TDI. 35-45 MPG.<br> - * ["GeorgeLewis"] has a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40 MPG.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ I have a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40MPG. --["GeorgeLewis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-29 10:39:59JabberWokkyRemoved comment box, integrated comments. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Comments]]<br> - I have a 1998 VW Jetta TDI that runs on diesel. 35-45 MPG. --["TarZxf"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ = Local Diesels =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- I have a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40MPG. --["GeorgeLewis"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["TarZxf"] has a 1998 VW Jetta TDI. 35-45 MPG.<br> + * ["GeorgeLewis"] has a 1970 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40 MPG.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-28 18:43:26JessicaLuedtkecommenty boxy, oh how I love thee <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ------------</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Comments]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-28 00:49:28GeorgeLewisadded clean dsl info from http://www.dieselforum.org/factsheet/cleandiesel.html <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for it's unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for it's unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline. Modern Diesels are as clean, if not cleaner than gasoline burning vehicles. <br> + <br> + ''"Diesel is the world's most efficient internal combustion engine. It provides more power and more fuel efficiency than alternatives such as gasoline, compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.<br> + <br> + It is not widely recognized that diesel has some environmental advantages over other types of engines. Of the five major emissions from internal combustion engines - carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, particulate matter and nitrogen oxides - diesel emits only small amounts of the first three. <br> + <br> + Excessive smoke means a problem with the engine, such as being out of tune, needing maintenance or not operating efficiently. Excess smoke is bad for operators because it's unburned fuel or "dollars going right out of the smokestack," so most act quickly to correct the problem. New clean diesel engines do not smoke and have been designed to be smoke-free since 1994."'' *from [http://www.dieselforum.org/factsheet/cleandiesel.html]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> I have a 98 VW Jetta TDI that runs on diesel. 35-45 MPG. --["TarZxf"]<br> <span>-</span> I have a 70 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40MPG. --["GeorgeLewis"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> I have a <span>19</span>98 VW Jetta TDI that runs on diesel. 35-45 MPG. --["TarZxf"]<br> <span>+ <br> +</span> I have a <span>19</span>70 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40MPG. --["GeorgeLewis"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-28 00:44:12GeorgeLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ I have a 70 Mercedes Benz 220D. 40MPG. --["GeorgeLewis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-28 00:15:06TarZxf7,500 miles is the magic number for out-of-state registration <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> New diesels cannot be sold in California; cars must have 7,<span>0</span>00 miles on them to qualify as used and be legal to sell or register. (source: phone call to Niello Volkswagon in ["Sacramento"] who carries used diesel Jettas) </td> <td> <span>+</span> New diesels cannot be sold in California; cars must have 7,<span>5</span>00 miles on them to qualify as used and be legal to sell or register. (source: phone call to Niello Volkswagon in ["Sacramento"] who carries used diesel Jettas) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-27 19:21:27JabberWokkyMike - you were right (called Niello VW) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Most Large trucks run on Diesel.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Most Large trucks run on diesel, but there are a wide variety of cars as diesel engines are much more efficient and thus get much better gas mileage. Known for it's unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Known for it's unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ New diesels cannot be sold in California; cars must have 7,000 miles on them to qualify as used and be legal to sell or register. (source: phone call to Niello Volkswagon in ["Sacramento"] who carries used diesel Jettas)</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------------</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Is it true that you cannot buy a new diesel car in California? --["MikeIvanov"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-27 18:19:39MikeIvanovNew diesel cars in CA? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Is it true that you cannot buy a new diesel car in California? --["MikeIvanov"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Dieselhttp://daviswiki.org/Diesel2005-04-27 18:10:15TarZxfUh yeah, Diesel. I suck at creativity, but I use diesel daily. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Diesel<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Diesel! It makes stuff go.<br> + <br> + * ["Gas Stations"] Some have Diesel, others don't<br> + <br> + Most Large trucks run on Diesel.<br> + <br> + Known for it's unique sounding engines, diesel is less refined than gasoline.<br> + <br> + I have a 98 VW Jetta TDI that runs on diesel. 35-45 MPG. --["TarZxf"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>