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Old 9th June 2007, 19:20   #1
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dear all,

i have a 1984 bullet std 350. i want to know wht is the actual HP of my bike now.

Coz it really dont feel like my bike is 18 bhp. also can i mesure the torque of my bike.

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Put it on a dyno. You'll be shocked at how much power is actually available at the rear wheel - I'd reckon 10 bhp or below.
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Theres a bike Dyno down in bangy if you are very keen,..Down town works is the name of the place.Else you could try the Bajaj Probiking showrooms in your city.
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Else you could try the Bajaj Probiking showrooms in your city.
Does all Balaj Probiking showrooms have dyno ?
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it is a real dyno I have seen it in some other thread....it looks more of a makerting stuff than a dyno.
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there in bombay ? the dyno thing ?
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Put it on a dyno. You'll be shocked at how much power is actually available at the rear wheel - I'd reckon 10 bhp or below.
yeah xactly thats why. I love the sound she makes but . . .she aint going any where
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it is a real dyno I have seen it in some other thread....it looks more of a makerting stuff than a dyno.
It's a roller bench, not a dyno.
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Off topic, how difficult is it to measure BHP. i see a lot of people cribbing about missing one.

for a basic reading, all you need is a cylinder rotated by the engine, the RPM, and the torque. right?

i think a local engineering shop can easily fabricate it.
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It's a roller bench, not a dyno.
okay point taken. . but where is IT. ????
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okay point taken. . but where is IT. ????
Ofcourse in the probiking showroom. The one opposite Vashi station has it. But not sure if they will allow a third party to use it.
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Off topic, how difficult is it to measure BHP. i see a lot of people cribbing about missing one.

for a basic reading, all you need is a cylinder rotated by the engine, the RPM, and the torque. right?

i think a local engineering shop can easily fabricate it.
but what the local engineering shop can't easily fabricate is the controls, data acquisition equipment and the software. That's what you pay the money for when you get a dyno.
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but what the local engineering shop can't easily fabricate is the controls, data acquisition equipment and the software. That's what you pay the money for when you get a dyno.
OK, only because we plotted electrical energy (V X I) Vs mechanical BHP for electrical motors in my engg college in Jabalpur (and the results were good). and all it had was a pully connected to a braking belt which used to measure the force. Of course we had to manually alter the electrical input and pulley tension and take readings.

may be much difficult in case of IC engines.
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it is a real dyno I have seen it in some other thread....it looks more of a makerting stuff than a dyno.
@law_bass_makker. do u know where i can get it measured ???
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Does all Balaj Probiking showrooms have dyno ?
There is no dyno in any of the Bajaj showrooms. They are having a roller bench only(which is a sheer waste).

I've heard there are only a few dynos available for the public in India !!
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