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Old 11-04-2012, 07:50 PM   #11
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There are many variables that come into account altitude, temperature, humidity, and most important the dyno. Each dyno will read different. The consensus is though these easily put down 140hp+ and respond to bolt on's very well.
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Old 11-04-2012, 07:59 PM   #12
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Sounds more like your butt dyno needs to be re-calibrated
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Old 11-04-2012, 08:11 PM   #13
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Besides, even if we were to assume that they were under-rated by some random number, wouldn't you rather have that than have a car that was over-rated? Imagine spinning the dyno to sub-130hp numbers on an engine rated at 160hp...

At the end of the day, it doesn't matter anyways. You don't drive the engine, you drive the car. I'll take whatever I can get, preferably for as cheap as possible
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:07 AM   #14
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Right. The DCT is an automated manual transmission. The typically higher hp loss of automatics comes down to the use of a torque converter, which the DCT does not have.

That is why I stated that 12% is not way off the mark.
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You can always just check the dyno thread to compare and see what peeps have put down.
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^^ this!

I dyno'd mine bone stock with the DCT and then with the Injen RAI same day, 30 mins apart...the traditional 20% drivetrain loss is associated with RWD cars that have TC's, d/s's, etc...12% loss is pretty accurate.
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