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Pulsar 220F speed problem

I have pulsar 220F 2010 Model and it has completed 37000km, but i feel like the bike doesn't provide me its actual speed, where its maximum speed has reduced to 85-90Kmph, is there any reasons for ...
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Is driving at 3000RPM the same for the car, whether you are in first or fifth gear?

So I was wondering, when taking the car on a straight in 5th gear at 3000RPM (~108km/h) or in first gear at 3000RPM (low speed), what are the differences experienced by the engine ? Apart from ...
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Vehicle alternator voltage/current output's relation with throttle / engine load

I was diagnosing my alternator to find out if it is working properly. It seems like it is doing its job well. Anyway, interesting thing I found out was that the average voltage output from alternator ...
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Suzuki Liana 2003, Sounds very loud in engine and won't increase rpm?

I got a Suzuki Liana 2003 1,6 5D that has gone 145000 Km. The engine oil was changed at 140000 km. Air filter cleaned according to instruction since it was new. Oxygen sensor new and working properly (...
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How long does it take to build oil pressure

Run a modern car (2010+ model) until all parts, oil and coolant has fully reached operating temperature. After driving for some time, shut it down at the gas station and leave it off while refueling (...
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Can driving in drive 2 damage my car

Not going to over inform here, suffice it to say that my 1997 Jeep Wrangler engine begins to choke and cut off at stops. Many ideas and repairs tried. I recently found that driving in (Automatic) ...
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Conflicting statements RE Towing Capacity in Owner's Manual - How much can I tow?

I have a 2007 Chrysler PT Cruiser. In the owners manual, available here, on page 330 there's a table displaying the maximum towing amounts for the engine sizes available. For each, this is listed as ...
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Reverse on Auto transmission isn't engaging properly after extensive engine braking

First post onto this forum. We have a 2012 Hyundai SantaFe with a 3.6 Super charged petrol engine. Recently we spent some time visiting the local mountains, and I needed to use the auto box in a low ...
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Calculate Intake Manifold Absolute Pressure from MAF Engine using OBD Data

I need to calculate Intake Manifold Absolute Pressure from OBD Data. I have Toyota Corolla GLI 2010 Model. This car has MAF engine which does not return Intake Manifold Absolute Pressure. Where'as I ...
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Pivoted curved-path piston engine

Years ago, I saw a documentary about engine efficiency where people were testing a pivoted, curved-path piston engine. The claim is that the standard piston engine, with straight up-and-down path, ...
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6 YO Honda CB Twister 100 cc bike delivers rough (struggles to keep pulling) power output post 40-50 kmph

It's just that the engine struggles to put out more power, with a lot of roughness in the engine sound post 50 kmph - What might be the problem? The recommended engine oil is 10w30 for this, but i've ...
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Driving car with half engaged clutch

Say I am driving my car (Hyundai i10) at 2nd gear. My clutch is engaged. As I increase my throttle position, rpm will increase and so will speed of the car till a point when the speed wont increase ...
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Calculated vs absolute engine load [duplicate]

The OBD-II protocol (SAE J1979) has a couple of PID's that relate to engine load: +------+-----+---------------------------------+ | Mode | PID | Description | +------+-----+------...
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Determining active gear from OBD2 for Ford Fiesta

I am trying to to write an app which advises the driver to change gears and do some other driving quality assessments. For this purpose I need to determine the RPM and currently active gear in a ...
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What would be better for an engine driving at 60mph or 70mph? I wish to get the most miles out of my engine?

At 60mph my engine revs at 2800RPM and at 70 it's 3200RPM. My qustion is which condition would give the most miles from my engine.
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Can 100% calculated load be reached in neutral?

While searching for information about how is engine load calculated I came across this question which contains an equation for the ECU load calculations. As I understand it under fixed atmospheric ...
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Diesel Engine Power

Let's say we have a 6 cylinder diesel engine having 385 KW power. Now I am running this engine at high idle of 1900 rpm. What will be power produced by this engine? Is it equal to max power or less ...
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How is engine load determined?

I'm struggling to find information on how engine load is defined. Is it really just a fancy word for torque demand? There are three parts to this question: Is there a theoretical equation that is ...