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      09-18-2019, 08:51 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by MartinS View Post
Why do people say the loss in % in the transmission?
15% on a 1000hp engine would be 150hp loss but only 15hp loss in a 100hp engine.

My M4 has about 64hp loss in the driveline. That would be 64hp loss nomatter how many hp it has, right?
Drivetrain losses are a percentage and they actually increase with RPM (no, they do not increase linearly).

Look at a MAHA dyno graph, this brand of dyno does a good job of measuring losses and graphing them by RPM.
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