For a difficult task of only a few seconds' duration, a person can put out thousands of watts - many times the 746 watts in one official horsepower .
MFV ‘Carrig Ban’ was a 36 ft fully decked timber vessel built by Hickeys with a 120 horsepower Perkins engine.
Knowing they couldn't match the GM-backed team dollar for dollar, or perhaps even horsepower for horsepower , they set a course for consistency that paid off in the long run.
The ground clearance will return to 16 inches and the horsepower to ton ratio will change from 13 to 1 back to 17 to 1.
The crew chief, Wayne Ridley explained it has 693 horsepower with 657 foot-pounds of torque, which it holds from 5,200 to 8,000 rpm.
The whole system is powered by 14000 horsepower turbines which can pump 200 tons of water a second into the large outlying Edogawa river.
For $45,000 you can own a Dodge SRT - 10 dry-wall hauler powered by a 500 horsepower Viper V10 engine.
The craft is powered by two 440 horsepower , six-cylinder engines backed by two water jets, which move the craft forward by drawing water in the bottom of the boat and pushing it back out at high speeds.
Built in 1992, it is also controversial due to its 75,000 horsepower nuclear engine.
As with any type of electric pump, sewage pumps are rated in horsepower, ranging from less than one half horsepower to one horsepower or more.