3 edition of Jet-Powered Funny Cars found in the catalog.
Jet-Powered Funny Cars
January 1998 by Capstone Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||48|
In the early seventies I got involved with Rocket powered Cars. We made exabition runs from one end of the country to the other. Usually the track promoter would book in a couple of Jet Cars at the same meets that we ran at so I had the privilege of knowing the Arfon brothers, Doug Rose, Fred Sibley, Bob Motz, Craig Breedlove, and many others. Sep 12, · Jet-powered school bus hits full throttle at mph. "We're about to get on this bus right here it's a jet-powered school bus. He joined the world of jet-cars, thus creating the funny and.
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Get this from a library. Jet-powered funny cars. [Jesse Young] -- Focuses on the jet-powered funny cars which compete on drag strips. Jet-Powered Funny Cars. By Jesse Young. Grades. Genre. Non-Fiction Genre. Jet-Powered Funny Cars book Non-Fiction. This book describes jet-powered drag-racing cars that use nitromethane as fuel, and discusses the cars' origin, the work of the racer and builder Roger Gustin, afterburners, and how the cars work.
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Provides information on automobiles known as jet-powered funny Reviews: 1. Jun 12, · JET FUNNY CARS at Woodburn Dragstrip - ever wanna know what a piece of KFC feels like. Stand next to these cars as they go by, simply amazing.
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Today, his Black & Decker Univolt jet funny cars continue to garner the biggest crowds at tracks around the nation. Each car is powered by a 6, horsepower Pratt & Whitney engine and capable of.
Welcome to the Fast Cars - Jet-powered Cars (and trucks) Section. This section features pictures of some very cool jet-powered vehicles. I highly recommend you take the opportunity to see these in person if you get the chance.
Now, most of the time you will see more traditional jet-powered race cars, but in this video from Heathcote Raceway Park in Australia, we see something a bit different from the norm, as some crazy gearhead from the land down under got the bitchin’ idea to strap a large jet engine into a van.
Jet Powered Funny Cars. by Young, Jesse. Describes jet-powered drag-racing cars that use nitromethane as fuel, and discusses their origin, the work of the racer and builder Roger Gustin, afterburners, and how the cars work Good (G): Average used book with all pages present.
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This incredible Jet Turbine powered Funny Car was built for Fred Spezio and based on a Corvette. It was named Fireworks USA and is patriotically painted red, white and blue. The chassis is a Meng Race Specialties and it was painted by Harners Auto Body.
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See more ideas about Drag racing, Car humor and Race cars. Jet powered cars are commonly used for land speed record attempts, after an FIA rule change that permitted them in Drag racers.
Some cars such as Green Monster and Vampire raced as dragsters (as well as also achieving or attempting land speed records). Inwhile filming an episode for the series Top Gear, presenter and driver Richard Hammond was critically injured in a crash with.
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In standard practice, jet engines are used to turn a drive shaft to power the wheels or to run generators that power electric motors, but the images of the Jet Powered Junior.
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