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Old 03-11-2008, 12:30 AM   #12 (permalink)
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Lexie - '98 Honda Civic LX
90 day: 39.46 mpg (US)

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Originally Posted by trebuchet03 View Post
v^2 for force... Power is Force*Distance - which is where the extra v for v^3 comes from
OK, plugging those in, I get 5-51kW, or 6.8-68 hp from 35-100mph. Sounds more reasonable. Graph looks nicely non linear too.
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