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Old 09-25-2003, 01:11 PM
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Most calculators for like "ET from HP and weight"etc...Say to figure in a 18-20% loss from your flywheel figure.Usually when I play with these I figure in a 25% loss.(this way if I run faster I create the delusion of having more HP LOL) I guess allot of race drive lines can be as efficiat as to give you like 5% loss(as told by one of those hotrod TV guys once)
Really though the only true way I can see that will tell is to put it on a chassis dyno.Cause if you and me got the same motor right down to exhuast system but you got a Lenco and I got a parts america liquidation sale automatic with no **** kit,there will be a day and night differance at the rear wheels.Evan tranny type will make a differance,I now in chevys it takes more HP to run a TH400 than a TH350.
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