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by Stefan
20 Dec 2013 13:52
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Re: Patrol Recovery !!

Carlo, I replaced mine with Peter's recovery points, so I have a hook if you want it.
by Peter Connan
21 Jun 2018 11:31
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Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

Instead of 0-100 and 0-80 acceleration runs, consider doing in-gear acceleration runs, second or third gear.

Ideally these should be videotaped from a position where the rev counter is visible. Then you can get a very good idea of what the difference is in given rev bands.
by Mystical_Beast
19 Jul 2018 08:49
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Re: 4.8L Performance upgrade options

When a vehicle is set up on the dyno to do your first base run.. In simplistic terms the following should happen. First ascertain wheels are standard etc. Same vehicle on same dyno with different wheel sizes will give different result The Dyno measures the power KW, but within the software there is ...
by Mystical_Beast
20 Jul 2018 16:47
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Re: Understanding power vs torque on a dynometer

''Therefore, any dyno torque curve must include some sort of calculation to determine the gear ratio.''

The reasoning for pegging the torque to factory spec.
by Peter Connan
20 Jul 2018 14:39
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Re: Understanding power vs torque on a dynometer

So, to sum up: As stated before, because power is a function of torque and speed, any two engines that produce the same torque at the same RPM will also produce the same power at that same speed (RPM). But that only applies at that specefic RPM. Also, there are many factors that affect the accuracy ...