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Old 11-02-2012, 10:13 AM   #1
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Towing Speed Record - with an SOB!

Bet they could have gotten 8 mph more if they'd towed an Airstream!
Somebody alert Wheeler!

Diesel Power sets land speed towing record at 141.998 mph

141.988 mph! Crazy SOBs

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Old 11-02-2012, 10:42 AM   #2
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I wonder... they didn't say if it was drag-limited or governor-limited. With 1000hp, that might just be all it was geared for! A slippery 1000-hp car is good for 253 mph (Bugatti Veyron.)

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