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Old 14th November 2006, 20:52   #1
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i have seen this protusion from the bonnet in many cars (of course in the movies & on channels), cud some1 explain in details what this is & how it works???

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Old 14th November 2006, 22:53   #2
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I think it's air scoop for supercharger.
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Old 14th November 2006, 23:19   #3
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Not a normal scoop if it is one... could be a force-fed type... Anyhow that car looks like trying to break some land records.
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Not a normal scoop if it is one... could be a force-fed type... Anyhow that car looks like trying to break some land records.
Well. it's wheels are off the ground in the pic

most be a land and air record combined. or kuch hybrid shybrid type ka
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We see a similar scoop in the movie XXX...reminds me of that
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Old 15th November 2006, 01:30   #6
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This would be a Top-Fuel Dragster which are some of the fastest accelarating cars in the world over a quarter mile. Very popular in Drag events in the States, even have their own championship. They put out horsepower in the 1000+ range and are fuelled by a nitrous mixture fuel.

And they almost always have their front wheels in the air when accelarating hard due to aerodynamic effect & relatively no weight over the front wheels.
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