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This is a discussion on 4.5 second 1/4th mile within the Comparison: WRX vs World forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally posted by junaitari Was this on the top fuel funny car celica or their pro import class? The fueler ...

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    Originally posted by junaitari
    Was this on the top fuel funny car celica or their pro import class?


    The fueler runs a supercharged 426 hemi, which i believe is a chrysler.



    Toyota Celica Funny Car Specifications

    2002 NHRA POWERade DRAG RACING

    ENGINE

    Displacement: 497.5 cid
    Horsepower: 6,000+ @ 8,350 rpm
    Induction: Kobelco 14-71 Supercharger
    Bore: 4.187 Inches
    Stroke: 4.500 Inches
    Compression ratio: 6.7:1
    Engine design: Aluminum Version 426 Hemi.
    Fuel: Nitromethane (90%)/Methanol (10%)
    Fuel pump: Waterman 70 GPM Fuel Pump
    It was Pro Import Class, definitely not top fuel or funny car
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    You been funnin' me ain't you, boy? I thought you were talking about the top fuel car till you said twin turbo and popped the hood. Silly me...
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    Originally posted by junaitari
    You been funnin' me ain't you, boy? I thought you were talking about the top fuel car till you said twin turbo and popped the hood. Silly me...
    Muhahaha I trick you!
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    Thats crazy, do they shift or is it auto?

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    No transmission. It's direct-drive with a multi-staged slipper clutch. Kind of like a CVT auto but works with friction and not variable gear ratios.

    That's why the acceleration is so linear on those things. Amazing!
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