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Thread: 163 hp?!?!?!?!?!

  1. #16's honda guy Bangin' Blazer's Avatar
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    Jul 2002
    Orlando/Ft. Laud., FL
    about the auto manual numbers. the auto would lose more because of the torque converters. you gotta remember the input and outout shafts are not spinning at the same speeds until lockup, so it would kinda be like doing a dyno with the clutch slipping a little.
    wrecked the Blazer,
    guess my name changed from "Bangin' Blazer" to "Bang into 18-wheeler Blazer"

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    Deranged Member goindiffrent's Avatar
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    Feb 2003
    St. Peters, Missouri
    If memory serves me correctly, you will loss power in the auto due to the trasfering of power through hydrolics, power loss through the fluid.
    2004 Xtreme

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    Got Torque? 02xtreme's Avatar
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    Aug 2002
    Springfield VA
    how bout the autos just lose power everywhere

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    Registered User jj97blazer's Avatar
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    Nov 2002
    Selma, North Carolina
    lol yeah for real
    Have you ever been kissed by a goat?

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    Registered User ((fLamED 4x4))'s Avatar
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    Sep 2003
    LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
    so do u just drive the truck around with this thing plugged in and it measures ur hp or do u leave it in park or neutral and rev the engine?
    Speed costs money, how fast do you want to go?

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    Crazy C
    it sounded like the just used a g-tech to measure your power

    and those things suck how do you measure horse power when its only plugged in to you cigarette lighter and thats just to power it??

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    Registered User Strong96Blaze's Avatar
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    Jun 2003
    Around here a company used to give them away free if you bought 4 brand new tires! lol If it's the same thing you're talking about it measures your 1/4 time, how many g's you pull, and a couple of other things right? Hell it could be something else!

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    Registered User oldcarguy85's Avatar
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    Aug 2002
    west chester, PA
    autos lose power cause it takesa lot of power to run all teh ydraulics. its like the engien has to do teh work that YOU normally do with a manual. there is a lot of mass to turn in an automatic. there is a pump that needs to be turned. etc. but autos are faster if u ask me. as logn as u make it shiuft quick. there is no way u can shit a manual as fast as a built autop will shift. its impossible. why do u think so many drag racers use autos
    1988 s-15 jimmy
    500hp 383
    4.10s posi

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