View Single Post
Old 07-18-2009, 03:43 PM   #16 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Posts: 813
Thanks: 5
Thanked 34 Times in 26 Posts
Originally Posted by ConnClark View Post
Not only does power drop with altitude but engine efficiency does as well. It all comes down to whether the drop in aerodynamic drag is greater than the drop in engine efficiency. I would tend to doubt this is the case though.
I don't think there is a drop in efficiency. Why would people run hot air intakes if thin air didn't mean more efficiency?
  Reply With Quote