Originally Posted by DV8
Wow 10% loss per 1000ft is way worse then i was thinking,
I'm beginning to think the last 3 miles of 15% grade switchbacks, which start at 5000ft is gonna blow that thing up!!
Well i was imagining i would need to have a shift kit to help with the mountain but I'm 2nd guessing if i could still make it all the way up now....
49cc+shift kit+15% mountain=BOOM??
I can't vouch for its accuracy, but there's an altitude\HP calculator here:
Wallace Racing - Braking HP Loss at Altitude Calculator