Re: [DML] How to measure HP (WAS: "Fastest" DeLoreans)
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Re: [DML] How to measure HP (WAS: "Fastest" DeLoreans)



The 3 litre turbo alpine (sorry to keep droning on about it) was 
*measured* at 43hp loss in the transmission. This is achieved by the 
rollers measuring how quickly they slow down when the throttle is lifted 
and the clutch pressed. However the drag of a transmission isn't the 
same (wheels driving transmission) as when the engine is driving the 
wheels - but it's a good ballpark

However I've heard figures up to 60hp claimed for a UN1

Martin

Marc Levy wrote:

>
> If you are saying we should all speak in terms of
> engine horsepower, what loss factor should we
> calculate for the drive train? I have heard some
> people claim it is a percentage, and others say it is
> a constant for any given vehicle (with the same drive
> train).
>
> If we do a comparison of the stock number to DMCH
>
>
>  




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