Catas­tro­phe Averted

Diesel World - - News -

In case you were won­der­ing why the Scheid Diesel rail didn’t show up for the fi­nal round of Pro Drag­ster at the TS Per­for­mance Shootout, this is why. In the words of Dan Scheid him­self: “This num­ber 5 in­take valve was ready to eat an en­gine.” In­deed, it would have if the Scheid team hadn’t no­ticed the slight “tick” that had devel­oped within the 2,500+ hp Cum­mins that pro­pels its 6-sec­ond drag­ster. By call­ing it quits prior to fac­ing Aaron Reynolds in the last race of the day, the Scheid crew saved it­self the trou­ble of build­ing a brand-new en­gine.

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