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Old 04-29-2012, 04:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MinnesotaNice View Post
Where is the minimum BSFC operating point (s)? It seems it would be helpful to have a procedure to map this out practically, then instruments to tell me where I'm at, say with a bar for rpm and throttle position, above or below exact minimum. Rather, it seems most people "hunt" for it with data clouded with all other effects, tracking instantaneous and averages of FE. I'm confused what instrumentation to get. I'll post separately all that.
For BSFC, you need a B(rake). Anybody rigged an onboard torque monitor?
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