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Old 11-14-2012, 07:11 AM
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Vinnie-A Honda with turbo and a small c.i. engine in a relative light wt car doesn't have a power curve the same way a bigger heavier BBC does.But both cars are relying on the torque curve.The Honda has to buzz high because the smaller engine doesn't develop any power until the later in the RPM range.And then it transitions to HP faster to create the MPH it ends up getting.

My suggestion is two fold.He dials on a E.T. for the car to bracket race and the torque is surely going to help him get to the dial or goal he has in mind for that and the torque curve that is low enough in the RPM range he'll get to use and enjoy more often driving the car on the street.Would be more effective in some street light to street light racing with the right cam/head/T/C,gear combo/tire size.
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