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Daily Driver Power Boost?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 84gmcjimmy, Feb 6, 2004.

  1. 84gmcjimmy

    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    Hey, I was wondering what is a good ammount of horse power for a daily driver, that sees alot of dirt and mud too? I have 10 bolt axles I think, so with out breaking anything, what would be ideal? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gifThanks
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    I've broken 10 bolt axles with 250 hp before, so go from there, depends on how aggressive a driver ya are mainly.
     
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    84gmcjimmy 1 ton status

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    How aggressive where you driving, and what were u drivin in? /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif
     
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    It was a jeep with a 6 banger but 1/2 ton ten bolts front and rear with lockers. Was hooked up to a Diesel Blazer in a tug of was on hard ground. So i don't know thats probably more like stupid driving, trying to blow the motor so I could put a 350 in it.
     
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    Haha I see. How can I find out how much HP my truck has?
     
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    theoretically you figure it RPM X Torque devided by 5252 + H.P.. Or you could look for some kind of tag under the hood, on the valve cover or by the radiator.
     

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