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Old 05-18-2009, 04:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It seems you can push the car on level ground with a bathroom scale and the force to maintain a speed is the one you want:
Puma Race Engines Technical Guide - How engine power and top speed are related

That will encompass part of the driveline, any brake drag bearing drag, etc. You might even want to put someone in the drivers seat and hold the clutch in for a more realistic number.

Sorry if this is obvious info.
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