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Old 03-22-2010, 08:05 AM
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Default re: 60 MPH...achieveable? Who cares?!? Let blueprint an engine!

heres an aero calculator that show how much hp you need for a given mph. i put in a cod of 1 and a f/a of 6 feet and got 10 hp need to go 60 mph with a total weight of 250 lbs. scroll down towards the bottom of the page and try your numbers and see what you get.
RSR Aero-horsepower Calculator