Engine & Gearbox daft question

Discussion in '8th Generation (2008-2015) [Acura TSX]' started by babyboom, Monday 10th Jun, 2013.

  1. babyboom Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    im going to ask a really daft question and you'll all probably laugh your heads off for the rest of time

    does the 2.2 diesel tourer have a turbo?
     
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  2. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Yes mate all Honda Diesel have turbos. Even on the 5 gen Diesel Accord.
     
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  3. i-DSI Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Honda never sold a non-turbo diesel car.
    There were only a few diesel engines used: 2 liter Rover, 1.7 GM-Isuzu and the current Honda developped 2.2's and 1.6. All turbo's when mounted in Honda's.
    The 1.7 did not have a turbo when mounted in the Astra base models or Corsa's.
     
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  4. Primarycare Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Hey bud
    No question is daft although the answers might be :Smile:
     
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  5. babyboom Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    well so far the replies have been kind

    someone mentioned in a reply to me before that honda was best for NA engines, so that got me thinking and i couldn't find any info to say either way, so i asked
     
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  6. i-DSI Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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    Hi Babyboomer, that is true for petrols (in EU).
    In the real turbo era (80's) Honda had the V-tec (in CR-X and other fast cars) as an alternative to cars like the R5 GT-turbo, Ford Escort RS-turbo, Sierra Cosworth RS, etc....
    And now a days, the 2.4 i-VTEC is an alternative to competitors' 2.0 petrol turbo's (VW, Opel/Vauxhall, Renault).
    But diesels, no way, you need a turbo (+ intercooler) to play along.
     
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  7. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Lets face it a diesel without a turbo in today's world is as good as a..

    Diesel-Please-for-My-Donkey.
     
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  8. ArcticFire-Account Closed Banned Getting Started

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    lol, reminds me of this:

    Agwxq.
     
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  9. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    A better picture of the Bavarian jack@55 :Thumbup:

    Message from Bavarian Tractors founder

    1z71yrd.



    bmw-donkey1.
     
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  10. ArcticFire-Account Closed Banned Getting Started

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    How do you make photos bigger like that instead of thumbnails?
     
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  11. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Easy go to the post with the embedded picture, click on edit post.

    Double click on the picture you will be get a pop up with the sizes you can go and even alignment ,select the radio button and click ok then save your thread.

    You can do this at the time of posting new images too.
     
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  12. ArcticFire-Account Closed Banned Getting Started

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    Nice one cheers!
     
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  13. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Bump for all Bavarian donkey lovers.
     
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  14. SpeedyGee Administrator Staff Team

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    In edit mode double click the photo and it gives you sizing options :Smile:

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    Doh ! already answered .. I better go do bed its been a long day !
     
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  15. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    You been out in that sun again :telloff: