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Re: SVO: Is the Roller a true "bolt-in"

On Fri, 12 Dec 1997 11:02:19 -0800 (PST) joseph edward morgan
<morgaj01@student.ucr.edu> writes:
>> All Dyno tests are done the same way. The measure real rear wheel hp 
>and then
>> they take that number and correct it. This is the standard that is 
>used so you
>> can dyno a car on 100 degree day on the left coast and then dyno a 
>car on a 10
>> degree day on the right coast. All of this is taken into account and 
>> numbers hold true everytime and anywhere.  So if you dyno your car 
>you should
>> get two numbers, what it did at the wheels and the corrected hp. The 
>> number is what you are looking for. Thanks again
>Sorry Nick, but that's incorrect.
>Some of the Dynojets (depending on the software) will add a standard
>correction factor for BP, but they do not correct for ambient 
>nor do they know (or care) whether the car being run is turbocharged 
>Maybe someone else will want to confirm this for me...don't think I'm
>going out on a limb here...a drop in ambient temperature of say... 
>degrees...just *might* make a teensy-weensy bit of difference...
>I could check with the Weather Channel to see what the average 
>is for late December in Northern Virginia, but I'm almost positive 
>it's quite a bit cooler than it is in the summer...
>*raising his arms to get the crowd to say it one more time*
>That's why you need to test it before.
>*motioning to the crowd to take their seats*
>*If* you want a fair and accurate test.
>Joe Morgan
can';t get simpler than that... Make a whole lot of sense to me.. ow cxan
you dyno a car  when adding a new mod, when you don;t do a basline Dyno
run first?? not every SVO made 205 HP from the Factory.  plus all the
mods that are already on the car, plus the weather. yes eather does
matter I live in Arizona and it gets up to 120 out side, and when it
does, i can tell you my car runs hot as hell. 

Charcoal Grey '86 SVO which needs a paint job bad!
2 Chambered Flowmasters, 2 1/2" Mac Tail pipes(Is it me or does MAC SUCK)