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Mod57
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 24
posted February 15, 2001 11:17 PM
Has anyone ever done a HP comparison on a dyno? If so, what, if any difference was there. This is my first year to have the option between the two. Any help regarding drivability, pros or cons would be appreciated too.


6000+RPM=(MURPHY’S LAW)x2

sdhnc29
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 74
posted February 16, 2001 12:04 AM
Mod57 ,

We did some back to back testing in the early 80's . We had an engine that we strictly tested different product's with . By simply switching from race gas to methanol , we picked up about 60 ftlb's and the horsepower was only slightly better than on gas . The biggest difference is in torque , not horsepower . But this test was done using the gas cam that was in the engine , not a cam meant for using alcohol .

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