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checking your hp

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Regretless Rob, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Jul 30, 2010 at 5:58 AM
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    Regretless Rob

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    This might me a dumb question but dose anyone know how to check your hp ?? :D
     
  2. Jul 30, 2010 at 6:25 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Yep, you need a dyno.
     
  3. Jul 30, 2010 at 6:58 AM
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  4. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:00 AM
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    Not as accurate as a dyno but you could use a scanguageII
     
  5. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:01 AM
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    Or the classic 'butt dyno', but that tends to have large inconsistancies...
     
  6. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:23 AM
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    race a horse...?
     
  7. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:25 AM
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  8. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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    hahaha i was thinken of doing that but my horse is sick and Im impatient but thanx :D:D:D
     
  9. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:43 AM
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    well whats a dyno and how dose it work??
     
  10. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:46 AM
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    chris4x4

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    dyno (short for dynamometer) is a largs machine with a drum you put your rear tires on. you strap the truck (or anything else you want to test) down and use it to turn the drum. the 'dyno' uses sensors on the drumb and figures out how much force in what amount of time you put on it. (because HP is a function of time aswell as force).

    tid bit of useless info
    a horse can actually put out a peek of up to 14.7HP
     
  13. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:26 AM
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    Whoa there buddy! What is all this technical, useful info? We can't have that sort of talk around here.

    (just kidding, thanks)
     
  14. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    That horse probably had a TB spacer installed...
     
  15. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:35 AM
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    Where would you install it on a horse?
     
  16. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    I'd like to see the write-up on that......
     
  17. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    in between the 6th and 7th vertebra. helps with low to mid range power. better for pulling stumps and doesn't hurt your grain per mile.
    it can be yours for a low low price of $17.50 +shipping. check it out here.
     
  18. Jul 30, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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  19. Jul 30, 2010 at 10:48 AM
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    :laugh:
     
  20. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    I programmed my SGII to show hp but I don't know how accurate but I guess it could show differences in mods?
     
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