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.

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Comments

    • Herbert Siegl
      Herbert Siegl

      The atmosphere pressure also forces air into the engine...the supercharger just increases that pressure

      about 2 days ago
    • celeste stcyr
      celeste stcyr

      Why do I put up with your lies?

      about 2 days ago
    • TK 6059
      TK 6059

      The clutch plates have fused together and the spark plugs have MELTED away. In less than 4 seconds. THINK ABOUT THAT.

      about 3 days ago
    • parçala behçet
      parçala behçet

      What a waste....

      about 4 days ago
    • 7A
      7A

      T/F cars are the most beautiful cars in the world IMO.

      about 5 days ago
    • Ivana Notyers
      Ivana Notyers

      Poor Grubby more than paid his dues at Kalitta.....

      about 5 days ago
    • Ivana Notyers
      Ivana Notyers

      How about just one camera angle.

      about 5 days ago
    • Brian notafan
      Brian notafan

      optima battries aint worth a shit if your cooling fan comes on and runs it down and wont take a charge and the CO tells you tell someone who cares but thanks for your money

      about 5 days ago
    • Ken Block
      Ken Block

      0-275 in 3 seconds, wot.

      about 5 days ago
    • DUCK-RIDES-A CUCUMBER
      DUCK-RIDES-A CUCUMBER

      What an awesome video !! So so so good Thankyou from New Zealand

      about 8 days ago
    • 2AverageNoobs
      2AverageNoobs

      Imagine supercharging your daily to somehow run 50 lbs of boost

      about 8 days ago
    • Pete Miller
      Pete Miller

      Is the Chrysler pushrod engine used due to a certain advantage, or is it just used for historical reasons because it would be too burdensome to change it at this point? I'm a novice with cars, so curious if there is any inherent racing advantage to the pushrod setup rather than the DOHC.

      about 9 days ago
    • tolon tolon
      tolon tolon

      Y does the driver looks like a total douche

      about 12 days ago
    • Pete is never wrong
      Pete is never wrong In reply to tolon tolon

      Y do you sound like a total douche?

      about 8 days ago
    • Chuck Thomas
      Chuck Thomas

      Would be awesome to see this breakdown on one of todays 10000+ HP top fuel cars.

      about 12 days ago
    • Jimmy McCann
      Jimmy McCann

      RIP Raceway Park

      about 13 days ago
    • Andrew Ochoa
      Andrew Ochoa

      These are cute builds and all but they cant even touch my Chevy Silverado. That sun of a bitch would gap these suckers with e85.

      about 13 days ago
    • Pete is never wrong
      Pete is never wrong In reply to Andrew Ochoa

      And then you woke up.....

      about 8 days ago
    • Michael BLANC
      Michael BLANC

      Fascinating report. Excellent explanation of every tech detail

      about 13 days ago
    • Michael BLANC
      Michael BLANC

      Fascinating report. Excellent explanation of every tech detail

      about 13 days ago
    • Death Locker
      Death Locker

      more like 12000 hp you fucking idiots

      about 16 days ago
    • xKobePlayz
      xKobePlayz

      its 11,000 horsepower now

      about 17 days ago
    • Larry Kin
      Larry Kin

      Go the Aussies

      about 20 days ago
    • Phyrinx
      Phyrinx

      It's really hard to watch this when they use retard units

      about 24 days ago
    • Kalina Dog
      Kalina Dog

      Wow, I never would of thought the tires would be the most interesting part to me. We have all seen the slow mos of the wrinklyness, but i never seen the hop at the beginning and how the tires width gets smaller in slow mo. Very interesting!

      about 26 days ago
    • tubestick00
      tubestick00

      Has anybody ever tried using compressed air tanks for forcing air into the engine at like 100psi, it also comes out of the tank and expands and in the process becomes really cold which I believe is good for the engine?

      about 27 days ago
    • V S
      V S

      0:47 I don't think you want "tick" in your engine.

      about 27 days ago
    • Chad Jay
      Chad Jay

      Rocket fuel huh? So they use liquid oxygen also?

      about 27 days ago
    • Robert Faught
      Robert Faught

      Approximately 50,000 dollars a run today's money.

      about 1 month ago
    • NewEnglandboy453
      NewEnglandboy453

      Im erect

      about 1 month ago
    • karl knudson
      karl knudson

      turbo charged = no parasitic power loss

      about 1 month ago
    • clive ramsbotty
      clive ramsbotty

      someone please explain to me why the narrator insists on talking in the most ridiculous way ever

      about 1 month ago
    • Pete is never wrong
      Pete is never wrong In reply to clive ramsbotty

      Because American.

      about 8 days ago