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11142008, 06:15 PM  #23 
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Uhh, I think he was exaggerating to make a point.
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11142008, 09:28 PM  #27  
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The bottom line is that trap speed will be a pretty good indicator of whether your dyno numbers are in the correct ballpark, assuming no mechanical problems with the car. This was eagletango's basic point and anyone with drag racing experience can tell you that this is a common test used to verify dyno numbers. I don't have enough data on drag racing this specific car to know what the number ranges are, but as an example... if 10 different M3's of equal weight and gearing are putting down 400rwhp on a Dynojet and trapping 119mph, and your M3 with the same weight and gearing puts down 400rwhp and traps, say, 114mph, then you know one of two things: something is wrong with your car, or you aren't really making 400rwhp. Obviously this is not an exact science, there are too many other variables to account for... but then again, I don't think that was ever the point. Anyway, this is not worth fighting about. I've read quite a few of your posts and agree with you 99% of the time. Just not on how you went about this one. 

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But he has always posted great info for morons like me to try and learn something. Definitely helps 

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