The Difference Between Gasoline and Diesel Engines

Trevor English

Have you ever wondered what the difference between gasoline and diesel engines was? Well, the Youtube channel Engineering Explained has created an in-depth video detailing just about every difference between the gasoline and diesel engines. From why gasoline requires spark plugs to how a diesel engine break works, any question you have ever asked about your engine is covered in the video.

The throttle in cars operates in different ways depending upon what kind of engine you have, it's not simply increasing the power. Diesel engines operate within a very wide range of air-fuel mixtures where as gasoline engines have a very low variance. Watch the video above and impress all your mechanic friends with your new technical knowledge about gasoline vs. diesel.

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