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RE: UI Comment

Now how do you figure out how many hp your brakes generate?
- peter, peterhe@microsoft.com, issaquah, wa, usa
  91 200qw
  94 acura legend gs
  80 mazda 626

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	STEADIRIC@aol.com [SMTP:STEADIRIC@aol.com]
>Sent:	Thursday, October 03, 1996 4:20 PM
>To:	JoMi@msn.com; QUATTRO@coimbra.ans.net; cobram@channel1.com
>Subject:	RE: UI Comment
>>Gee, my '71 911 with ~160 hp stuck the throttle wide open in 2nd  - and it 
>>certainly had enuf power to overcome the brakes!!!  I am not sure if the 
>>brakes on the 91 200q would bring the car to a stop if one was doing about 
>>2500 rpm and hit WOT and the brakes. Not gonna try it either (I hope).
>Then the brakes on your 911 did NOT work.....
>Let's see the brakes on my 5KCSTQ generate about 1800HP on braking 
>energy.... My modified engine is making 300 +/- hp.....  No doubt which 
>pedal is going to win.......
>I can run my car at 70mph in third hit wot get 64" of Boost (17psi) and 
>then whack the brake pedal get the ABS cycling and come to a stop in only 
>10% more distance than if I had not gone wot.........
>Eric Fletcher
>St. Louis, MO