First Firing of 540ci Dragster Engine on Methanol !

First firing of the new engine in the dragster. This is unbelievably loud! ..1700 BHP from a Supercharged 8.8 Litre (540cu) Running on Methanol ... This is a beast! The movie can't show just how loud this really is!

More Videos...


Front Engine Dragster SBC 355 Methanol 6/71 Supercharged first start





GoPro HD Hero: Top Dragster view of the Supercharger! 6.70 @ 206 mph!
Here is another qualifying pass from No Problem Raceway 6.70 @ 206 mph! Keep in mind, the air conditions were not favorable on this day. What you're looking at is a 509 c.i. half-filled aluminum block with Brodix Big Duke heads, and a Kobelco 10-71 Hi-Helix strapped on top. This combo is making roughly 20 lbs of Boost, and approximately 1500 hp.





2,900+hp ProCharged BBC on methanol
This is an engine combination we built for a TOP SPORTSMAN racer customer. This is a great alternative for TOP DRAGSTER/TOP SPORTSMAN classes that are tired of always working on their engines instead of racing. This engine combo can be built to fill different power needs. WWW.STEVEMORRISENGINES.COM





How a Top Fuel Dragster Works
On this episode of How'd They Do That, we take a look at how a top fuel dragster makes all its power and barrels down the 1,000-ft race track. Connect To Optima Batteries Pintrest: http://pinterest.com/optimabatteries/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/optimabatteries Twitter: https://twitter.com/OptimaBatteries Website: http://www.optimabatteries.com/ Connect To Team Kalitta Motorsports Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KalittaMotorsports Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeamKalitta Google Plus: http://pinterest.com/teamkalitta/ Website: http://www.teamkalitta.com/ Connect To The NHRA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NHRA Twitter: https://twitter.com/NHRA Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/109327365062393285163 Website: http://www.nhra.com Connect To Popular Mechanics: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/popularmechanics Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/popmech Connect To Car and Driver: Subscribe! http://bit.ly/subscribecaranddriver Twitter: http://bit.ly/tweetcaranddriver Facebook: http://on.fb.me/facebookcaranddriver Each week, the Car and Driver YouTube Channel will launch episodes of The Full Hoon, Car and Driver: Abroad, Road & Track Presents, Popular Mechanics How'd They Do That?, Car and Driver: Tested, and Popular Mechanics Saturday Mechanic.




Follow