How Much Power Loss do 285's Sap

Submitted: Friday, May 30, 2008 at 09:12
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Hi

I've just fitted a set of 285 MTZ's to my GQ Coilcab whilst the motor was getting a complete re-build. My question is that how much power do the 285's drain compared to the original 15's. I have driven the vehicle in nearly three months so it hard for me to gauge the loss of power and also with a motor thats still very tight and yet to loosen up.

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dicko
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Reply By: Member - Matthew C - Friday, May 30, 2008 at 13:15

Friday, May 30, 2008 at 13:15
Probably around 8-10 Kw's at the tyres.

Matt
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Reply By: Member - andrew B (Kununurra) - Friday, May 30, 2008 at 15:53

Friday, May 30, 2008 at 15:53
gday dicko

The kW should remain the same.....torque reduced in each gear about the same % as the rolling circumferance increase in the tyre...I think this is the math...

Cheers Andrew
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