That’s more than two Verne Troyers worth of boost.
Big diesel engines have some numbers which can sometimes sound insane to those more used to automotive engines, 26:1 compression being a good example. One of the only other things which provokes this kind of reaction is a top fuel dragster. But what about a diesel dragster? Well, it turns out that those are pretty nuts too, and we’ve got a video to prove it. Included is a bit of footage with the driver talking about the car.
It is revealed that the giant turbocharger strapped to the engine is cranking out a whopping 140 pounds of boost. Incredible.