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Answered 2007-09-24 01:57:25

drag coeff =.2 front area =6ft wide by 4ft high 24 sq ft coeff * sqft =5 sq ft about hiway speed 100ft/sec 8% grade 8ft /sec up times car weight of 2000 lbs 16000 ftlb/sec divide by 550 ft/sec for hp = about 30 hp + drag drag = about 20hp ans 50 hp about

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