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Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 2:14 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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Power is one thing, torque is another.....

Spot on Nigel.



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Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:50 pm 
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the maximum torque of both engines arnt to far apart either (stock specs) however torque and power curves are different. the v8 will have a much greater bottom end torque and max torque is lower where the 6 is much of the opposite

if your breaking these gearboxes with your v8 by simpily accelerating then there must be a torque threshold of these particular type of gearbox. how much torque is your engine producing?
Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:30 am 
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It was a fair bit - mind you my 4.1 also prduced a lot of torque.

This was back in 93 or so.
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