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Old 20 August 2009, 06:54   #21
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Thanks for the reassurance. I didn't know it was the Fiat engine.

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especially for the vans/trucks, however, not so good carwise for use in high mountains. we burned out the turbo on ours during the first year, going up and down (about 3,000 feet) twice a day.
If I ever managed to reach 3,000 ft on a boat I think burning out the turbo would be the least of my worries.
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Old 20 August 2009, 07:01   #22
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True enough,

but be careful if you thrape the bollocks off it driving for an hour or more, as this amounts to much the same thing as getting the engine screaming driving up and down mountains!
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