Originally Posted by B Dubya
Scott, I understand the whole torque thing. Just don't understand how a 350 produces 700 or so in the torque range, then a 400 or 450 gets basically double that. I guess technology. I don't know enuff 'bout them to get any deeper than that!
My 300hp Cummins mechanical produces @860 ft lbs of Torque.
We go up steep West Coast grades at 35 mph while the engine pushes and pulls a total of 36,000 lbs.
We have never failed to reach the top of a grade.