[Spridgets] calling all engines 100 hp+

rrengineer @dslextreme.com rrengineer at dslextreme.com
Wed Mar 18 12:36:14 MST 2009

My impression was he was doing this for his own edification to get some
"payment" back for building the motor for them for nothing (or free

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 12:26 PM, David Lieb <72spridget at gmail.com> wrote:

> > He can't get the info on torque curves without this kind of research.  I
> > don't think he will offer anything to the public that is not practical.
> > David is just trying to provide Grassroots with what they asked for and
> get
> > some dyno research done in the bargain.
> I have nothing against David Anton. To the best of my limited
> knowledge in that area, he is a gentleman and a nice guy. However.
> I agree with your premise, but I also insist that the "longer intake
> is better" approach ONLY applies to attempting to get peak HP at any
> cost. The usual cost is driveablity, since you are sacrificing low-
> and mid-range torque to move the powerband up since peak hp is
> achieved when the powerband peaks at higher rpm. This isn't anything
> that has to be researched, this is what has been repeatedly proven.
> The fact that he is playing with stuff that won't even fit in the
> engine compartment ... OTOH, he is probably doing it at Classic
> Motorsports/GRM's behest since they are fond of throwing meaningless
> datat at their readers.
> David Lieb

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