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Old 06-18-2011, 08:13 PM
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Default Re: Help a newb set up his first build!!

Originally Posted by rustycase View Post
IIRC, small engines lose 10% horsepower per 1,000ft above sea level.
...and you are NOT starting out with much!

Begin with 2hp. Take that to 6k ft above sea level, on a good day, you'll be smoking the dyno at 1hp!
That's very interesting. It also makes me feel better, knowing that I'm only 10ft above sea level.
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