In the 1960s, you could buy rocket-powered turbochargers.

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    This advertisement is for Turbonique's liquid-driven supercharger. It was basically just a turbocharger, but instead of the turbine being spooled up by the engine’s exhaust gasses, it was spooled up using a rocket engine. It was every bit as insane as it sounds. And yet, somehow this was one of their least terrifying products.

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    • Atomic V8. 😂😂😂

        9 days ago
      • I have to imagine these things looked absolutely spectacular in action... Imagine a drag racer doing a pass with rocket flames shooting out of the hood from their turbocharger... epic.

          9 days ago
      • 🤠

          9 days ago

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