February 20, 2012

Rolling Road Report

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Back in early January, Neil Philpotts did a cracking job of organizing a rolling road day with a company that has recently opened on the Wallasey Dock Road.

Normally the guy in charge, Dan, like to cut his teeth mapping cars and bikes, but on this gloomy Sunday he was well prepared to load various cars on to his hub dyno and blast through some power runs for the day.
There was a great turnout, with 9 cars – road and race getting loaded on to the dyno. Top day out, with Dan giving some useful feedback on the cars performance, along with an email and print out of each cars performance for the respective owners. So a big thank you to Dan and Neil for sorting the day and the buffet lunch that was also laid on for club
members.
Below are the various cars, and results gained – remember, all figures are @ the wheels, not guessed calculations of what the engine power may have been…..
Carl Bennett – Honda Civic EG6 – 1.6 – 135.1bhp & 95 ft/lb @ Wheels
Dave Hill – Honda Civic EP3 Type R – 2.0 – 188bhp & 139 ft/lb @ Wheels
Steve Turner – Honda Civic EG6 – 1.6 – 147.2bhp & 100ft/lb @ Wheels
Stuart MacMaster – Mazda MX-5 – 1.8 – 101.3bhp & 97.3 ft/lb @ Wheels
”Sacry” Mark Wilson – Mk2 Cortina – 1.6 – 76.6bhp & 86.1 ft/lb @ Wheels
Andy Davies – E36 BMW M3 – 3.0 – 283.9bhp & 235.7 ft/lb @ Wheels
Allan Davies – E30 BMW M3 – 2.5 – 251.3bhp & 176.4 ft/lb @ Wheels
Alan Smith – Porsche 944 S2 – 3.0 – 170bhp & 178.3 ft/lb @ Wheels
Rodger Chambers – VW Golf VR6 – 2.8 – 157.2bhp & 153.5 ft/lb @ Wheels

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