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Re: Dyno tuning a blown MGB - question

To: Larry Colen <>,
Subject: Re: Dyno tuning a blown MGB - question
From: Howard gentry <>
Date: Fri, 6 Dec 2002 10:21:02 -0800 (PST)
--- Larry Colen <> wrote:
> I've got a question about the data. I was wondering
> why I had so much
> more gain in torque (85%) than in power (45%) and
> looked up the
> formula for converting torque to hp:
> hp = torque * rpm / 5252
     Blown motor equals more compression somewhere in
the operating rpm of the engine..And..compression
equals torque..rpm equals hp.
     That is why the diesel engine preforms as it has huge compression(my Powerstroke is 17.5
to 1) makes 525ft.pounds at 1500 rpm..BUT it does
not rev but to 3400 rpm..Hence..little hp..225 on my

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