GPS Speed Data

Home Up Report: Project V8 GPS Speed Data

 

1967 Sportsman LDFV  L.Shuster




Last Updated:

22 December 2006


Test Data Report on "V8-powered 1966 Sportsman"


Test Conditions
 Time To Plane:   2.9 seconds (17 mph -- using Bennett Trim Tabs)
  0 to 30 mph:   7.9 seconds
  Test Power :    1 x 215 hp 307 OMC/Chevy V8
  Transmission:   OMC electric-shift "Stringer" outdrive
  Ratio:   1.16: 1 (21:16 upper ratio; 15:23 lower ratio)
  Prop:   13'' (pitch) OMC SST (p/n 172490; Diameter 14")
  Load:   2 persons (395 lbs), full fuel (97 lbs),  misc. gear (275 lbs)
  TOTAL DISPLACEMENT:  2712 lbs (as tested)
  Climate:   67 deg., 15% humid.; Wind: calm; Seas: smooth; Altitude: 6095 ft
 
 

 Speed Results

Engine RPM   MPH (GPS)  MPH (Speedo) Slip % Notes
1000

5

- 53 displacement
1500 7 - 56 displacement
 2000 10 10 53 displacement
2500 18 18 32 on plane
2750   22 22 24 primary barrels
3000   25 25 21 primary barrels
3250   28 28 19 primary barrels
3500   30 30 19 primary barrels
3750   31 31 22 secondary barrels
4000   33 33 22 secondary barrels
4400   37 37 21 WOT