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    Originally posted by Mitchi View Post
    Yours is a US model, right? I'd love to have air conditioning! I heard from reddit, that when you turn it on you can actually feel the engine feeling more sluggish and have less to response?

    This is why V8 conversions are done.
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      Originally posted by GRtak View Post
      This is why V8 conversions are done.
      Not possible where I live.


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        Originally posted by Mitchi View Post
        Yours is a US model, right? I'd love to have air conditioning! I heard from reddit, that when you turn it on you can actually feel the engine feeling more sluggish and have less to response?
        Owner of a 92 Miata with AC. Can confirm.

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          Originally posted by Mitchi View Post
          Yours is a US model, right? I'd love to have air conditioning! I heard from reddit, that when you turn it on you can actually feel the engine feeling more sluggish and have less to response?
          Yup, and I don't know - the AC has not worked since I got it. Need to get it serviced, but I think fixing the fist sized rust hole in the wheel arch is a higher priority
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          '96 E39 523i... Eggplant Edition
          '99 VFR 800 FI
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            Originally posted by Redliner View Post
            All cars I ever owned are like this...none had more than 1.6 liters of displacement.
            The 60hp, 1 liter Palio was the most noticeable.
            power was not noticeably reduced when I turned on AC on my 2L CR140 TDI.. nor is it reduced on my m54b30 e60. It is on my '95 m3 though. It seems like car companies have newer AC that doesn't suck as much power from the engine as it used to..
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              Originally posted by rootrider View Post
              power was not noticeably reduced when I turned on AC on my 2L CR140 TDI.. nor is it reduced on my m54b30 e60. It is on my '95 m3 though. It seems like car companies have newer AC that doesn't suck as much power from the engine as it used to..
              Well, that too, but when you have enough torque/power, it is harder to notice.

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                Originally posted by CrzRsn View Post
                Owner of a 92 Miata with AC. Can confirm.
                Owner of a 99 Miata with (broken) AC. Can confirm also. AC makes no difference in the TL and, I imagine, in your Mustang.
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                  Originally posted by Redliner View Post
                  Well, that too, but when you have enough torque/power, it is harder to notice.
                  quite true
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                      You can remove my Mercedes (sold as of couple hours ago), and instead add the A5, which is now properly mine for the time being:

                      2011 Audi A5 quattro
                      2967 cm³, turbocharged V6 diesel
                      176 kW, 500 Nm
                      1740 kg

                      '01 A6 2.4 (2007-2011) | '10 C200K T (2011-2016) | '10 A5 3.0 TDI (2017) | '08 MX5 2.0 (2017-?) | '18? Model 3 (?)

                      Everything is air-droppable at least once.

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                        Originally posted by leviathan View Post
                        You can remove my Mercedes (sold as of couple hours ago), and instead add the A5, which is now properly mine for the time being:

                        2011 Audi A5 quattro
                        2967 cm³, turbocharged V6 diesel
                        176 kW, 500 Nm
                        1740 kg
                        Pepitko seemingly has the same car, but different numbers for power and weight. Which one's the correct one?


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                          Originally posted by IceBone View Post
                          Pepitko seemingly has the same car, but different numbers for power and weight. Which one's the correct one?
                          There is a 176kW and a 180kW variant of the 3.0 TDI, based on model years peptiko's should be the 176kW one while leviathan's could be either one.
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                            Mine is a pre-facelift version, with 176 kW. I have the numbers from the Fahrzeugschein, so they should be correct. pepitko's car might be lighter if it's a manual (mine is S-Tronic), though I doubt it's over 100kg difference.

                            '01 A6 2.4 (2007-2011) | '10 C200K T (2011-2016) | '10 A5 3.0 TDI (2017) | '08 MX5 2.0 (2017-?) | '18? Model 3 (?)

                            Everything is air-droppable at least once.

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                              If you took the weight from your Fahrzeugschein as well, it is more than the manufacturer's promo material usually... (about 130 kg in my case)

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                                Originally posted by CrzRsn View Post
                                Owner of a 92 Miata with AC. Can confirm.
                                In my experience this is normal for small 90s cars.

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                                  Originally posted by thevictor390 View Post
                                  In my experience this is normal for small 90s cars.
                                  it's noticeable with any car that doesn't have a lot of power, until cars started using AC clutches that greatly reduce the drag on the engine and disable the AC on full throttle.
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                                    Originally posted by rootrider View Post
                                    it's noticeable with any car that doesn't have a lot of power, until cars started using AC clutches that greatly reduce the drag on the engine and disable the AC on full throttle.
                                    Owner of a 2013 69hp Citroen. Can confirm
                                    Mine does a tiny jolt as the ac fan starts spinning

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                                      it was noticeable on my '83 Cougar 5.0.. 130hp/something like 220 ft-lb. It was noticeable in my '85 gti with a 2L 8v .. 110hp/~115 ft-lb. It was not very noticeable in my '09 CR140 TDI, and I don't notice much difference with my e60 m54b30 either. My '95 M3 with ~275hp is slower with the AC on though.. quite noticeable.
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                                      -photos
                                      [tdi wagon (sold)] [e36 m3] [e60 530i] (sold)] [f10 550i M-Sport]

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                                        My 2014 Charger V6 needs to be removed as I have traded it in. My new Charger details are below.

                                        2016 Dodge Charger 5.7L (5,654cc) V8, naturally aspirated, petrol, 8spd automatic, 370hp (280kw), 395tq (536nm), 4,264lbs (1,934kg)
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                                        2016 Dodge Charger R/T 5.7 8AT (aka Vladof) -- 3/15/2017-present
                                        2014 Dodge Charger SE 3.6 8AT (aka Dirk) -- 6/30/2014-03/15/2017

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                                        2012 Ford Fusion SE 2.5L FWD 6AT (aka Boco) -- ?/?/2012-5/5/2015 (<--Miss this car)

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                                          2003 E 220 CDI to be removed

                                          This to be added:

                                          2007 Chevrolet Captiva, I4 turbodiesel, 110 kW, 320 Nm, 1990 cm3, 1910 kg, combined consumption 8,7 l/100 km
                                          2008 R 280 CDI
                                          2001 E 220 CDI
                                          1997 Scorpio 2.3i
                                          1975 220 D

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