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 To: Chris Thompson , RE: E-Mail me off the list "Koss, Christopher (GEAE)" Wed, 21 Feb 2001 12:37:44 -0500
 ```Torque gets you going....horsepower makes you go faster !!!!!!!!!!!!! > ---------- > From: Bob Palmer[SMTP:rpalmer@ucsd.edu] > Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 12:22 PM > To: Chris Thompson; Fraser, Ron; tigers@autox.team.net > Subject: RE: E-Mail me off the list > > Chris, > > I guess we just have to hope the engine builder, or whoever sets the > redline, knows what he's doing. ;-) > > I think where the rabbit gets lost is between the engine and the rear > wheels. It is certainly proper to equate torque at the rear wheels to > acceleration. However, the torque at the wheels is multiplied times the > total gearing, box plus rear-end. Since you gain linearly by increasing > the > gear ratio, but only lose marginally past the peak torque, you win overall > by going past the peak engine torque. Since horsepower is just torque > times > rpm, if you do the math it turns out the same; i.e., engine horsepower > relates directly to acceleration. > > Bob > > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-tigers@autox.team.net [mailto:owner-tigers@autox.team.net]On > Behalf Of Chris Thompson > Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 8:51 AM > To: Bob Palmer; Fraser, Ron; tigers@autox.team.net > Subject: RE: E-Mail me off the list > > > I've read so many arguments about when to shift. Interestingly, in the > Skip > Barber Racing book "Going Faster", the only mention on getting to speed is > to shift at the redline. This is stated in, like, one sentence, and the > rest of the entire book is on stopping and turning.... > > Chris Thompson > B382000331 ```
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