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Old 05-18-2011, 01:45 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mort View Post
Hi abogart,

Excellent post, but a clarification:



I don't know if you mean 75% of full throttle at high rpm or wot at 75% of red line or something else. It's very likely that the engine is most efficient near wot and very near the rpm for peak torque.

-mort
A reasonable explanation why WOT is not more efficient at making power than %75 throttle on a gasser may be that the cars computer goes into enrichment mode at WOT (the obd port MAY indicate open loop operation under these conditions as well).
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