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Old 09-07-2013, 09:14 PM   #1
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I wrote this up to get an idea where I was at, which I thought to share.
The chart goes from 100 to 400 hp and from 1400 to 2400 LBS

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I wrote this up to get an idea where I was at, which I thought to share.
The chart goes from 100 to 400 hp and from 1400 to 2400 LBS

I assume you accidentally made a weight to power chart.. You need to reverse the formula.
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power to weight is not everything
sure my car has higher power to weight than a Viper ACR but it doesn't get any traction, so you can't compare.

It does blow my mind that a 2200lb miata with fat 200lb driver making 400whp has same power to weight as a 430lb superbike with 200lb rider making 105whp (i.e. typical 600cc superbike)
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power to weight is not everything
sure my car has higher power to weight than a Viper ACR but it doesn't get any traction, so you can't compare.

It does blow my mind that a 2200lb miata with fat 200lb driver making 400whp has same power to weight as a 430lb superbike with 200lb rider making 105whp (i.e. typical 600cc superbike)
That why as I said above that its to give an Idea and is not a exact science.
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Aside from that, it only goes up to 2400 lbs. My car weighs 2510 with me sitting in it.
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Aside from that, it only goes up to 2400 lbs. My car weighs 2510 with me sitting in it.
Holy crap, You might want to empty your trunk.
I have no idea what my NB weight is at, my NA is 2020 lbs
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That was weighed on the scale at maple grove dragway. My trunk has the spare tire in it and that's it.
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bro, stop eating
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I find my self, every time I put my car on a diet I loose weight my self.
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I weigh 180 lbs. what should my car weigh with me in it? I have no a/c.
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I weigh 180 lbs. what should my car weigh with me in it? I have no a/c.
(2,350 lb) Plus your heavy *** turbo setup 150lbs and all the associated bullshit along with it. Then your 180lb *** inside of it. Plus you figure a full tank of fuel. 7.5lbs per gallon 90lbs. Minus the AC 100lbs or thereabout.

All conservative roundabout i'm drunk numbers.

2670lbs or... Heavy as ****...

The scales lie.
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yeah lose some weight bro

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That's a cool chart, but it's 2013 and everyone carries a smartphone. Type the weight of your car divided by your hp into google and it will give you your power to weight.
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Type the weight of your car divided by your hp into google and it will give you your power to weight.

Are you a wizard?
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Damn 25xx pound miata? Howwwwww is it so heavy? I think my car is porkey sitting at 2260 with a full tank of gas.
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Putting my car on a scale this weekend... I got to know.
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