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Old 11-06-2020, 11:40 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Charlie Cheap View Post
even as a Hot Rodder I always built for TORQUE rather than Horsepower to get the most out of the engine at driving speeds
The average Joe tends to underestimate torque, while getting too impressed by the power figures.

Torque is for economy and ease of driving while Horsepower is for top end least to my thinking
Carroll Shelby used to claim torque was actually more important than power, even for racing.
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