Where is peak torque vs peak Hp and how fast do you fall off-
multifpy torque x Ratio about ever 300 rpm if you have a dyno sheet on your eng.
In our case we avg 269.?? last mile with a 272 exit speed almost perfect we
were turing 7315 with an eng peak hp at 6350. wmts
> From: Chris Harris <email@example.com>
> Date: 2003/01/07 Tue PM 07:37:43 EST
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org, Nt788@aol.com, email@example.com,
> Subject: Re: Re: Tractive effort VS Aerodynamics drag wall
> My old stupid saying is gears don't make horsepower! Jack
> Jack..............surely the right gear will put you into the right rpm
> where the most power is.
> Chris Harris..........................NZed.
> I agree and most times when you slightly undergear the tractive effort is
> greater because your lower gear multiplies the tourque more that your eng.
> tourque falls off---under gear over rev. This applies when you have hit the
> aero drag wall to available power. wmts>
> Hmmmm................now you've really got me thinking. At Speedweek 2001
> due to tall a tooth (2.50) we ran 194 1/4s but only 208 exits out the 5.
> Really hit that wall in top gear only able to pull max of 6,500 rpm with a
> dynod torque peak at 6,900. Figure we need a 2.9 tooth to pull 8,500 rpm in
> top. That will be well beyond the torque peak so I'd better pack some
> intermediate sets as well when we return later this year, based on your
> valuable advice.
> This list is No 1 !
> Chris H......................NZed
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