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Old 08-11-2005, 05:30 PM   #7
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Those calculations are silly. If I take 1,000 lbs off of that 2,600 pound car, its going to be faster than a 50 horsepower difference. My bike weights something like 400 lbs and has 96 horsepower. If I took off 2198 lbs to make that focus 400 lbs then that would be a 110 hp increase? Sorry but a 240 hp 2,600 pound car isn't gonna keep up with my bike, but a 130 hp 400 lb. car would beat the hell out of it. Those calculations might make sense for maybe the first 100 pounds you lose.
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