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Elevation power difference...

12-20-2006, 03:11 PM
I just thought this was weird. I live and drive at 6600feet usually, but when I went to phoenix last week, I sware i got another 15hp. I could floor it in 5th gear at 55, and it felt like I had shifted to 4th. seriously, the tires were lucky at green AND it gets better fuel economy at lower elevations.

12-21-2006, 04:15 PM
That's because when you are closer to sea level there is more air, enabling more fuel to be delivered, equaling more horsepower.

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