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post #19 of (permalink) Old 02-22-2011 Thread Starter
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Thumbs up liquid (gas) cools the fuel pump...

Originally Posted by Nightmare37 View Post
The fuel in the tank cools the pump, it's not necessarily because of the fluid resistance.

The reason you don't rev an engine without a load is because it revs and drops rpm's way faster than it was designed. The load forces the engine to accelerate/decelorate slower. So it's more like a sudden acceleration and stopping causing the added stress.
I'm also sure there is also an issue with oil and coolant not being able to lubricate/cool critical engine components fast enough to keep up with the unloaded revving.
Point well taken, but it's hard to believe that any liquid here in Arizona cools anything! :nogrinner

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