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PS to HP

Postby » Tue May 25, 2004 11:50 pm

I am trying to measure the difference between Japanese PS and American HP. I have a found a couple different measurements, but am not sure if the conversion is correct.

Thank you for your help.

Postby Guest » Wed May 26, 2004 3:11 am

All I know is that german PS and HP is the same, PS is short for "PferdStärke" which translates Pferd=Horse and Stärke=Strength.

Maybe the Japanese is something similar?

Postby shill » Thu May 27, 2004 7:35 am

According to this page, "1.0 Japanese PS = 0.98632 BHP".
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