Wayne Cook
March 1, 2009

Dyno Results
Before installing the engine, the owner trucked it to Dyno Motive for testing. Here are the results using the dyno’s Hooker Super Comp headers and the Ford dual-quad intake with a pair of 600-cfm Demon carburetors.

RPMTQHP
3,000519.9297.5
3,100521.9308.1
3,200522.1318.8
3,300523.9329.2
3,400522.9377.9
3,500521.3347.4
3,600519.6356.1
3,700518.1364.9
3,800518.9375.0
3,900520.0386.1
4,000521.8397.4
4,100528.8412.8
4,200536.8429.3
4,300541.4443.2
4,400540.4452.7
4,500538.7461.6
4,600535.8469.3
4,700529.8474.1
4,800524.1479.0
4,900515.1480.6
5,000504.9480.6
5,100494.3480.0
5,200487.2482.3
5,300478.1482.5
5,400466.1479.2
5,500453.8475.2

The 482hp level is almost one per cubic inch—this is a good start. Once the engine is broken in and the carburetion fine-tuned, we’re confident that 500 hp is easily within reach. How must it feel to have over 500 lb-ft of torque at just 3,000 rpm in such a light car? (Absolutely incredible! —Ed.)

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