I just got back from a quick store/post office run,,, IT IS COLD OUTSIDE!!
Most times,, I do not pass people on the road I travel,, but,
it seems when it is this cold (close to single digits!!), other people want to drive REAL slow,,,
Today, I passed 4 different cars,, they were driving about 20 MPH (my tractor will go faster than that)
Anyways,, I have had my truck since 1999,, and I notice that when it is this cold,,
the 6.0 liter engine REALLY puts out the power,,, easily 10% more horsepower.
The truck is rated at 300 HP,,, but, when the air is this cold,, the engine has CRAZY horsepower.
I mean neck snapping HP,, something you do not expect in a pickup.
The truck goes good in normal temps,, but,, at these temps, it goes to 70 MPH like RIGHT NOW!!
So, my question is,, does a diesel experience this "boost" of horsepower in extreme cold??