Australian burnout contest
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Fitting these necessitates the rear end to be tubbed, which gives the added benefit of protecting the guards from damage when the tyres eventually explode and/or catch fire.
The engine eventually dynod out at 1080 horsepower with 8 lbs of boost (about 5 under on the blower drive).United Racing Engines in Glendale, Arizona.This piece was actually spurred on by a detailed comment left by a reader on my Summernats event coverage article explaining these high-powered curiosities to some of our inquisitive non-Australian readers (hat-tip.They just wring its neck out for a minute and half.The last piece of the puzzle, the interior, is relatively unimportant in the scheme of things, but the obvious racing inclusions such as upgraded gauges, seats and a fire-extinguisher are wise if not completely necessary.Here, you can see that.But kranky, from the Land Down Under, goes one further and literally lights 'em.
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From Hells rear bumper has been treated to a light toasting in an earlier skid.
Removing the tires from the rims during the burnout is even better.
I guess thats a good place to start, because every burnout car needs a cool name, as after debut some become almost mini-celebrities, even amassing sizeable followings of their own on social media.While I know this styling rightly offends the aesthetic sensibilities of most of our readers, its worth noting that being as outrageous as possible is the name of the game at Summernats.Primary objectives for a burnout engine is to spool up the power as fast as possible and hold that power until the tires blow.Its kind of scary when you think of what they do to these poor things, says engine builder Mike Rinehart.The next most important part of a burnout build is of course the engine that makes all those smoke clouds possible.