RE: [DML] Dyno HP
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RE: [DML] Dyno HP



Yes,  I have first-hand expoerience. We tested a number of cars recently 
including Dave Swingle's bone stock car which was in fine running condition. 
It produced 99.4 peak HP at the rear wheels, and 138.7 ft-lbs of torque. 
Since his car has a manual transmisison you can assume about 12% drive train 
losses. That yields about 114 HP at the flywheel.

I think the 130 HP rating rather "optimistic". (fraudulent?)

For additional info I recommend getting a copy of Gullwing Magazine, volume 
3, issue 4 with my article on the dyno testing/tuning we did.

-Joe Kuchan


>From: "Nick" <nicholden@xxxxxxxxx>
>Reply-To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [DML] Dyno HP
>Date: Sun, 09 Jul 2006 03:33:47 -0000
>
>Hi,
>
>My newly supercharged, sequential efi Delorean is finally ready for a
>dyno run in the next week or two (time permitting). As a basis for
>comparison what sort of Hp does a standard delorean put out on a
>chasis dyno? I have read all over that the stated figure is 130hp but
>when i do some searching around the net i have found a





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