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Re: How to get 300bhp at 1.0bar

On Wed, 23 Apr 1997 QSHIPQ@aol.com wrote:

> distributors.  For math purposes, the MC motor is usually referenced to put
> out 110HP at 0 Vacuum.

I often test my car to see how fast it will go on a straight level road 
at zero boost.   Typically, I get 105mph, plus/minus a couple mph.   
Seems then that the 5KCSTQ needs about 110hp to run 100mph.

On our trip to Buffalo last weekend, I used the cruise control a few 
times, to relax my sore knee.   Seems like the computer wasn't expecting 
all the new-found hp, because a few times it really got into the boost 
going up hills, but it always backed off just enough, so apparently it is 
damped enough to handle the power.   I just couldn't help but wonder what 
those little electrons in there thought when they got that unexpected 
kick in the proton...  :-)

Graydon D. Stuckey 
'86 5KCSTQ - Lotsa Go-fast Toys!
'89 T-bird - Lotsa Look-Good Toys!  (don't need any more Go-fast toys!)
'85 RX7    - pooooooor baby, No Toys!  :-(