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How Does A Top Fuel Dragsters Work?

How does a top fuel dragster generate all its power and barrel down the 1,000-ft race track.

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How Does A Top Fuel Dragsters Work?. How does a top fuel dragster generate all its power and barrel down the 1,000-ft race track.
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thelonious
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3246 Posts
Monday, December 31, 2012 2:07:34 PM
There's more than oil offshore

McGovern1981
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 12719 Posts
Monday, December 31, 2012 7:14:29 AM
This is why we need more offshore drilling.


It's not oil based.

BG77
Male, 30-39, Europe
 40 Posts
Sunday, December 30, 2012 11:48:28 PM
@Angilion The big advantage of nitromethane is that you can get a lot more power from each explosion inside the engine. Pound for pound, nitromethane is less energetic than gasoline, but you can burn a lot more nitromethane in a cylinder. The net result is more power per stroke. You typically need about 15 pounds of air to burn 1 pound of gasoline, whereas you need only 1.7 pounds of air to burn 1 pound of nitromethane. This means that, compared to gasoline, you can pump about 8 times more nitromethane into a cylinder of a given volume and still get complete combustion.

thelonious
Male, 40-49, Southern US
 3246 Posts
Sunday, December 30, 2012 10:14:35 PM
This is why we need more offshore drilling.

jeremyz23
Male, 30-39, Southern US
 3 Posts
Sunday, December 30, 2012 7:42:21 PM
Puts things into perspective after seeing the previous video in Afghanistan.

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