Re: [DMCForum] Re: Dave Stragand's HP
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: Dave Stragand's HP



Uh Oh somebody opened the HP vs Torque box of worms again.

Mark V



On Friday, July 23, 2004, at 10:27  AM, content22207 wrote:

> HP *CAN NOT* exist without torque. It's an _expression_ of torque
> (measured at a certain number of RPMs). Try to define it independently
> and you'll see. "HP vs Torque" is a red herring.
>
> I have an 11:1 460 (factory, not built) in storage. I might let you
> have it for the Vixen if you promise not to defang it with some silly
> aftermarket FI kit. Will produce power for you well into the 3000 RPM
> range, but you'll rarely find need to go up there (because of all its
> TORQUE).
>
> Bill Robertson
> #5939
>
>> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Stragand" <dave.stragand@xxxx>
> wrote:
>> Oh no!  The hp vs torque argument again!!!  =)
>>
>> If the block is built up strong enough, with about 7:1 compression
> and 14
>> psi of boost through free-flowing manifolds and heads, well, there
> should be
>> oodles of oomph from 2000 up.
>>
>> -Dave
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: content22207 [mailto:brobertson@xxxx]
>> Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 11:38 PM
>> To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [DMCForum] Re: Dave Stragand's HP
>>
>>
>> Don't fall into the Horsepower trap. 200 HP in the mid 2000 RPM range
>> outperforms 300 HP in the upper 3000's or lower 4000's.
>>
>> PRV is too small to produce those numbers (NA) without really winding
>> up, but they're pretty standard for bone stock late model big blocks.
>>
>> We've had this discussion before...
>>
>> Bill Robertson
>> #5939
>>
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