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post #17 of Old 08-10-2019, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by arudlang View Post
Engineers and marketing teams know people get easily hung up on peak advertised numbers so they say "Well fine, we can string this poor thing out to make a big number near the redline. Nobody is hardly ever going to use it, and it won't make anywhere close to that power in the normal operating range, but with the fancy tricks of the multiair system we can squeeze out a big number at an ungodly RPM that nobody hardly touches three times in the entire life of owning the car, sure, for the marketing ads."
And they give us speedometers that go to double the legal limit in most places. Does anyone ever drive their Jeep at 140MPH? Only drunks the night before they make newspaper headlines.

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