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Jul 7, 7:23pm - #218584 
RSX-S Dyno

I know you guys hate these but I have to say it. Jackson Racing is making a supercharger for the RSX-S. They needed to see the gains so they dynoed a stock RSX-S and it got 159hp. But a magazine got 179hp. Why would you think there is such a big difference there?

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Jul 7, 7:28pm - #218585 
to make their supercharger look like it makes more power. also dyno can come with diff results depending on the fan they used or the type of dyno.


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Jul 7, 7:31pm - #218586 
the magazine did a dyno to the flywheel

jackson did a WHP dyno

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Jul 7, 7:31pm - #218587 
anything could contribute to different whp, but that i would have to say is a big gap


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Jul 7, 7:37pm - #218588 
A RSX-S has 200hp to the flywheel. Not 179hp.

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Jul 7, 9:02pm - #218589 
Originally Posted by ImportRacer
A RSX-S has 200hp to the flywheel. Not 179hp.


No...The factory says that is what it has. That means nothing.

Look at the RX-8 for example. Originally said 245...but later they found out only about 185 to the wheels... HUGE GAP! And, if you drive it hard and then run in and dyno it, it only registers 145 whp... Factory HP ratings are shit.

Mazda had a recal concerning this. They gave I think the first 1000 RX-8 owners a gift certificate for $1000 dollars to use on mazda accesories.

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Jul 7, 9:08pm - #218590 
Originally Posted by Rocketman
Originally Posted by ImportRacer
A RSX-S has 200hp to the flywheel. Not 179hp.


No...The factory says that is what it has. That means nothing.

Look at the RX-8 for example. Originally said 245...but later they found out only about 185 to the wheels... HUGE GAP! And, if you drive it hard and then run in and dyno it, it only registers 145 whp... Factory HP ratings are shit.

Mazda had a recal concerning this. They gave I think the first 1000 RX-8 owners a gift certificate for $1000 dollars to use on mazda accesories.


to over rate is just stopied had the car had lower hp it had been cheaper way do they allways over rate????

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Jul 8, 11:11pm - #218591 
They said that the magazine used the same type of dyno.

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Jul 9, 10:05am - #218592 
Originally Posted by ImportRacer
No...The factory says that is what it has. That means nothing.

Look at the RX-8 for example. Originally said 245...but later they found out only about 185 to the wheels... HUGE GAP! And, if you drive it hard and then run in and dyno it, it only registers 145 whp... Factory HP ratings are shit.

Mazda had a recal concerning this. They gave I think the first 1000 RX-8 owners a gift certificate for $1000 dollars to use on mazda accesories.


Are you serious? We're sorry for the inconvience we have caused you. We want you to buy $1000 of our crap for your slow pos because we lied to you. wtf

Dealership, or Steal-ership?


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Jul 9, 10:26am - #218593 
Originally Posted by Rocketman
Originally Posted by ImportRacer
A RSX-S has 200hp to the flywheel. Not 179hp.


No...The factory says that is what it has. That means nothing.

Look at the RX-8 for example. Originally said 245...but later they found out only about 185 to the wheels... HUGE GAP! And, if you drive it hard and then run in and dyno it, it only registers 145 whp... Factory HP ratings are shit.

Mazda had a recal concerning this. They gave I think the first 1000 RX-8 owners a gift certificate for $1000 dollars to use on mazda accesories.



the recal with mazda was because they rated it at 250 to the crank, and it would only dyno at around 240 to the crank... thats why they recalled it...

all cars advertise crank horsepower... eve on ferrari's and porsche's, crank horsepower.

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Jul 9, 10:42am - #218594 
Just like they under-rated the SRT-4...215 to the crank, when it has like 230 to the wheels ive seen...

Never rely on the dealer HP ratings...hehe

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Jul 9, 12:15pm - #218595 
^^ nice sig.

I saw an I/H/E rsx dyno 196 whp (not race header)


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Jul 9, 12:57pm - #218596 
Haha thanks Lucky...

me and some friends, had loads of fun with that car out in the middle of nowhere.

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Jul 9, 1:05pm - #218597 
well, toyota says that gts has 180 hp, but when dynoed, it's usually always lower (stock). There was one guy I know that dynoed his gts with CAI Intake and exhaust system and only had 170 hp. They like to make you think you have more than what you have.

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Jul 9, 2:25pm - #218598 
Originally Posted by jenn1356
well, toyota says that gts has 180 hp, but when dynoed, it's usually always lower (stock). There was one guy I know that dynoed his gts with CAI Intake and exhaust system and only had 170 hp. They like to make you think you have more than what you have.


thats cause they use crank hp not whp smile

whats wrong with 170 confused I dynoed 166 with I/E cry lol my car sux I should sell it rofl


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Jul 9, 7:08pm - #218599 
oh, nothing's wrong with it, we have beautiful cars. It just sucks that we don't have more power. Oh yeah, I may have figured out a cure for the Injen CEL blues. frown happywink

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