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Old 05-17-2011, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by oldbogie
Weight doesn't affect absolute top end power at a stable RPM. But when the crankshaft is being accelerated, the weight of the masses attached to it and its own weight absorb power. This, then is power lost to the task of accelerating the vehicle.

ok, now I better understand how weight of the pistons is affecting the car, thanks
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