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Old 03-22-2011, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by dinger
Top Fuel Engines turn approximately 540 revolutions from light to light, 900 if you count the typical burnout.

Kinda makes you wonder why they bother putting oil in them! Even with the total number of revolutions involved in fire-up, idle thru the water box, burn out, back up to stage area, final adjustments, mini-burn, idle to the line and then a full pass, there still ain't a lotta revolutions on the bearings when it gets towed back to the pits for a 100% rebuild before the next class call.....
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