By the Numbers: Why We Love Our Top Dragster Powerglide

By the Numbers: Why We Love Our Top Dragster Powerglide

We're celebrating our Top Dragster Powerglide this week, singing the praises of the perfect transmission for dragsters and monster trucks. Here's a rundown on the numbers for this versatile transmission designed for rear engine dragsters.

By the numbers:

  • Number of people it takes to build one: Two—one builder, and one tester.
  • Average time it takes to assemble one Top Dragster: Two hours
  • Horsepower capacity: Up to 2400 HP
  • Number of speeds: Two—high and low.
  • Pounds of main line pressure: 275+
  • First gear ratio: 1.80 (the most popular)
  • Successful racers and proud owners of the Top Dragster: Too many to count, but a few include Luke Bogacki, Todd Ewing, Brad Plourd, Tom Williams, Cody Graham, and Bryan Robinson.
Posted by Amber Ambrose at 1:59 PM