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Power help needed

Discussion in 'Engine Building' started by jdm_hatch, Jan 21, 2010.

  1. jdm_hatch

    jdm_hatch New Member

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    hi there i need some help here
    i was wondering what the kind of power you would get out of ls/vtec
    im talking b16a head and b16a pistons on/in a b18a1
    and a GSR head on a b18a1
    and i mean as stock a posible

    and be eazy on me im new to this ls/vtec stuff
     
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    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    140-160 whp is my guess.
     
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    really kuz in a book called honda/acura engine performance on page 95
    it said that you can get 170-190 hp
    do u think thats right or not
     
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    at the crank, yes
    crank hp and wheel hp are two different things
    you have to account for the drivetrain loss

    so in a sense yes the book is correct.
     
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    pooksy64 RidetilldeathdousparT

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    oooo thats a good point i didnt think about the drivetrain loss
     
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