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Originally posted by cgmeredithjr
I'm sure you are aware of the fact that the clutches in Top Fuel cars never fully engage...they slip the entire run (this is a MAJOR part of car set up...too much slip=slow...too little=no traction). If they do fully engage the tires go up in smoke OR if there was enough traction and all 7000+HP made it to the ground, the car would probably go through the traps at 1000+MPH!

Cleve
Cleve,

Maybe they do it differently down under.....
Old 04-17-2007, 03:00 PM
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