Re: New to group - quick question
> Bob Willard <BobwBSGS@TrashThis.comcast.net> wrote in
>>Red-Dog aredman-- <no--spam> wrote:
>>>I have lurked for a while. I have finally realized my dream of
>>>driving a Mustang! I bought a 1999 GT convertible 5 spd. Bone
>>>stock and beautiful. I absolutely LOVE this car.
>>>I'll post some pics and details soon, but first a quick question.
>>>I am looking for some stats on engine performance, specifically
>>>horsepower and torque output at a given RPM. I have done a few
>>>searches, but can't seem to find what I am looking for.
>>>The format I am looking for is like this (I guessed at the
>>>RPM Torque (Lb-Ft) Power (HP)
>>>0 0 0
>>>500 0 0
>>>1000 0 0
>>>1500 0 0
>>>2000 282 3
>>>2500 287 230
>>>3000 292 235
>>>3500 297 240
>>>4000 302 245
>>>4500 297 250
>>>5000 292 255
>>>5500 287 260
>>>6000 282 255
>>>6500 277 250
>>>7000 0 0
>>>Thanks in advance!
>>>remove --<no-spam>-- to email me directly
>>With cars, only torque is measured. Horsepower is calculated as:
>> HP = TQ * (RPM/5252)
>>Torque, not horsepower, determines acceleration. I think of this
>>as: "Torque is for fun. Horsepower is for advertising."
> Great slogan! Call up Ford's advertising group and see if they're
> interested. ;)
Thanks very much for your replies.
I'll check the forums as you recommend as well as remembering this formula.
Great slogan. I have seen this written:
torque gets you there, horsepower keeps you there
(where 'there' refers to high speeds I guess)
This has always helped me remember the difference, in simple terms