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      09-24-2012, 10:36 PM   #30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Veegie View Post
That is correct.
The physics, disregarding small factors like rolling resistance at top speed:
Assuming the following:
  • 340whp
  • 2.17m frontal area
  • 0.31m drag coefficient
  • 1.219kg air density
  • Optimal gearing
  • Flat surface
... you could achieve a theoretical 190.58mph.

If you have other figures you'd want me to throw in there, I'd be happy to do it. The math is really straight forward, I just coded a simple program to handle it for me to avoid manual-data entry.
I love when other math-/physics-geeks chime in. I write stand-alone code to do crap I don't want to type out myself all the time
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Last edited by NoM3ForMe; 09-25-2012 at 11:39 AM.