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Old 04-26-2004, 02:36   #1 (permalink)
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estimated power ?

its an ea 3.9 with about 200,000 on the clock
this is what it will be when im finished with the engine


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how much do you think it will put out at the wheels?
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Old 04-26-2004, 02:43   #2 (permalink)
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Re: estimated power ?

Probably 150kw at the wheels?
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Old 04-26-2004, 02:47   #3 (permalink)
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Re: estimated power ?

What he said, though put some decent valve springs in, the XR ones aren't up to the job IMO.

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Old 04-26-2004, 03:03   #4 (permalink)
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so with 150 @ the wheels it should be seeing 14s then ?
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Re: estimated power ?

i did a 14.8 with 127kw at the wheels and a 2.92 single spinner diff in a 1600+kg ea, so 150kw at the wheels should get you a 14 too.
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Re: estimated power ?

I'll hold out for closer to 160, just to be different
Consider slightly bigger valves, with a cam like that they should be worth it IMO
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Old 04-26-2004, 05:31   #7 (permalink)
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my guess is aorun 135 to 140 ... maybe a tad more due to less drivline loss considering its manual ... we should make a bet out of this ... who makes the best guess ...

hehe the last time i didint do too bad with only being a few kW out :D
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Old 04-26-2004, 06:14   #8 (permalink)
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dont start making bets now because by the time the car is out of the panel beaters and the mods done we will be all old and grey :lol:
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im guessing 140
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haha ok ... then grey hair is already evil so lets not go there :D
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