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    I have a need for speed! jigger1166's Avatar
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    1/4 time = horsepower estimate

    Check out this site.

    http://www.dragtimes.com/horsepower-...alculator.php?

    Enter your 1/4 mile et, speed, and weight of your car, for an estimate on your horsepower at the flywheel. It's not real accurate, but in the ballpark.

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    http://www.dragtimes.com/horsepower-...power+Estimate

    457 at the crank
    344 at the wheels (actual measured rwhp on Mustang dyno)
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    thats off lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by basballny2 View Post
    thats off lol
    yeah, I just entered my pre cam et/mph and it came up with 359fwhp...it showed 322rwhp on dyno..that's a 10% loss....wtf?

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    haha cool, so if i were to run the 1/4 in 6 seconds at 165 mph and weigh 10 pounds i would have 7.6 hp =)

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    go to fbody.com there is a scale you can use to get horsepower or et times

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    it gave me 368 i have 325 at the wheels its waay off with a Lid, bellow, Big Oil filter, and a catback

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