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Old 09-16-2006, 09:15 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Adam
Awd drive cars have the highest percentage of parisitic loss, followed by Rwd, then Fwd. Rwd cars typically have about a 15% loss which means a 2000 2.7L would have appox 184 hp at the wheels. I noticed you said you watched the car scream to redline....why weren't you behind the wheel during the pulls?


Yea, I agree with the 15% loss estimate. Now, in day-today driving, you cannot even feel 10-12HP, so how much did those dozen ponies cost you...?

Happy Motoring!... Jim'99
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